CHICAGO (CBS) — A driver nearly struck a pedestrian crossing the street, then got out of his car and lunged at the man with a knife, police said.

The driver cut the victim’s clothing, but he did not require medical treatment.

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The altercation happened in the 2000 block of 21st Place in the Heart Of Chicago neighborhood around 9:30 a.m.

The offender fled the scene, police said.

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The victim said he believed the driver was operating a ride share, but police could not confirm that detail.

Area Central Detectives are investigating.

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