CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is recovering the day after he was stabbed in broad daylight on the Near North Side, less than a block from the Magnificent Mile.

At 5 p.m. Wednesday, the man was stabbed near Chicago Avenue and Rush Street, police said.

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He suffered an apparent stab wound to the neck and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, police said.

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Dispatch reports at the time indicated someone may have taken a cell phone image of the offender and police were using the photo in hopes of finding him.

No updates were available as of midday Thursday.

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The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.