Chicago crime: Man charged in knife attack on CTA Red Line train in Englewood

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man has been charged in a knife attack on a CTA Red Line train on the city's South Side, the Chicago Police Department said.

David Spearman, 26, allegedly stabbed a 21-year-old on a train in Englewood Thursday night, Chicago police said.

The 21-year-old victim was on a train in the 200 block of West 63rd Street at about 11:16 p.m. when police said Spearman approached him. Police said Spearman then pulled out a knife and started attacking the victim.

The victim was cut twice on his arm and transported to University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

Spearman was arrested a short time later and a knife was recovered, police said. He has been charged with aggravated battery using a deadly weapon.

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