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College student in critical condition after face and neck slashed in attack near DePaul University

Posted at 7:10 AM, Jul 18, 2019

CHICAGO — A college student is in critical condition after she was found bleeding with her face and neck slashed near DePaul University.

Just before 4 a.m. Thursday, Chicago police responded to a call of an aggravated battery in Lincoln Park. When officers arrived, they discovered a 22-year-old woman bleeding from her neck, with cuts on her face.

The woman, who is reportedly a college student, was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in critical condition. She has been unable to provide information on what exactly happened.

Police are reviewing surveillance footage from the area, including cameras on the DePaul University's School of Music building, which is directly across the street from where the attack happened.

No one is in custody and police are investigating.