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: Plans On To Go Ahead With Northalsted Market Days Street Festival This August After Pandemic Cancellation Last Year
He was not actually on the tracks, police said.
The naked man somehow got off the train and was never found, police said.READ MORE: Crane Collapses At Salesforce Tower Construction Site At Wolf Point
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.