|Alexander Hampton, 24, of the 3300 block of Douglas Boulevard, is charged with the robbery of a Wicker Park flower shop and the stabbing of a female employee. He is also charged with violating Sex Offenders Registration.|
Hampton is charged with entering a flower shop in the 1900 block of West North Avenue at approximately 11:20 AM on February 16. He handed an employee a note announcing a robbery. A struggle ensued at which time he picked up a cutting instrument and stabbed the female victim in the arm and head and fled with cash from the register and an iPod. The victim was transported to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.
Hampton was identified in a lineup and in interviews. He is charged with Violation of Sex Offender Registration and Armed Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.