1 hurt in Red Line knife attack in Loop, Chicago police say

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Friday, March 26, 2021
1 hurt in Loop knife attack on Red Line: CPD
A 48-year-old man was hurt Thursday night when a male suspect slashed him with a knife on a Loop Red Line train, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A male suspect attacked a man with a knife while on a CTA Red Line train in the Loop Thursday night, Chicago police said.

A 48-year-old man was on a train about 8:10 p.m. in the 100-block of North State Street, near the State and Lake stop, when a male suspect approached him and started a "verbal altercation," police said.

The suspect then cut the man's arm with a knife and ran.

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The man who was injured was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition, police said.

Area Three Detectives are investigating.

A man was stabbed on a Red Line train near the Cermak-Chinatown station earlier this month, police said at the time.