Employee cut in face trying to break up fight outside Old Irving Park restaurant

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Sunday, March 5, 2017
Police investigate after an Old Irving Park restaurant employee was injured trying to break up a fight.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- An employee at a restaurant in Chicago's Old Irving Park neighborhood had his face cut trying to break up a fight early Sunday.

Police said the 19-year-old stepped in during in an argument between a male and two females outside of La Villa Restaurant in the 3600-block of North Pulaski Avenue at about 1 a.m.

The male cut the employee on the right side of the face with a knife before running away, police said.

The victim was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital where his condition stabilized. No one else was hurt.

Chicago police are investigating. No one is in custody.