Man stabbed after fight on Red Line platform in Uptown; 1 in custody: police

CHICAGO -- A man was stabbed after a fight Thursday on a CTA Red Line train platform in Uptown on the North Side, police said.

According to police, around 3 a.m. a 29-year-old was on the platform at the Wilson Avenue stop, 1100 W. Wilson Ave., when he got into a "verbal altercation" with a 51-year-old man that turned physical, Chicago police said.

The older man then pepper sprayed him multiple times, pulled out a knife and cut the 29-year-old on his left cheek, police said.

Responding officers took the 51-year-old into custody.

The younger man was taken to Weiss Hospital for treatment, police said. He is in good condition.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2019.)