CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was stabbed in the face early Sunday morning on a Red Line train near the Cermak-Chinatown stop.
At 1:48 a.m. Sunday, the 50-year-old victim was on the Chicago Transit Authority train when a man sitting across from him stabbed him in the face with a knife, police said.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: More Than 3 Million Residents Fully Vaccinated, But Cases And Hospitalizations Still Up Significantly Over Past Month
The assailant fled the train, and the victim was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in fair condition.
The victim is known to police, the CPD said. It is not known what provoked the attack.READ MORE: Preparation Work Begins In Jackson Park Ahead Of Fall Groundbreaking For Obama Presidential Center
The assailant had gray hair and was wearing black jeans and a black jacket.
Area One detectives were investigating late Sunday.MORE NEWS: Bell-Ringing Ceremony Honors Chicago Firefighter Edward Singleton
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