Police Search for Hyde Park resident suspected of stabbing roommate

By LINDSAY WELBERS
Staff Writer
    Chicago Police are searching for a 27-year-old Hyde Park man accused of stabbing his roommate multiple times last night.
    Ross Jacobs, of the 5400 block of South Hyde Park Blvd., is suspected of attacking his 27-year-old roommate, causing severe injuries. Police say Jacobs fled the apartment in an unknown direction after the attack, which occurred at 3 a.m. on Friday.
    Jacobs is describes as a white man, 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds. He has curly brown hair, mustache and a goatee. He was a student at the University of Chicago, but is not enrolled at this time. University of Chicago Police Chief Marlon Lynch said Jacobs has been banned from campus because of this incident.
    Chicago Police warn that he may be armed and dangerous. If he is seen do not approach him and call 911 immediately. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bureau of Detectives, Area Central at 312-747-8380.
 
Update: We previously reported that Jacobs was a student of the University of Chicago at the time of the attack. University of Chicago Police Department Chief Marlon Lynch corrected that he is not currently enrolled.