Chicago Metra conductor assaulted, injured
An on-duty Chicago Metra conductor received medical attention following an assault during a botched robbery attempt at a west side passenger station Oct. 22.
According to news reports, the conductor, whose identity was not released, was transported to a hospital with unspecified injuries.
The alleged robber, who was said by witnesses to have displayed a knife during the attempt to rob the conductor, was later captured by police.
BNSF operates that commuter service under contract with Chicago Metra.