CHICAGO (CBS) — Red Line service was rerouted to the Loop ‘L’ Sunday evening after a man got on a train naked on the Near North Side.
The Chicago Transit Authority initially said the reroute was for a person was on the tracks near the Clark/Division stop. But police said they were called at 5:20 p.m. for a naked man who got onto a train.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
He was not actually on the tracks, police said.
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Red Line trains were halted at the scene, and trains were subsequently rerouted to the elevated tracks between the Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown stops during the early evening hours, according to the Chicago Transit Authority.
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By 7 p.m., the Red Line was back to running in the subway under Clybourn Avenue and Division and State streets, the CTA said.