CHICAGO (CBS) — Service on the CTA Red Line was shut down during the afternoon rush between the Roosevelt and Sox-35th stops after a man was stabbed on a train.

Police said at 4:28 p.m., a 47-year-old man was on a train near the Cermak-Chinatown station when someone came up and stabbed him in the face with a sharp object.

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The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in good condition, police said.

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The Chicago Transit Authority said while the investigation was under way, trains only ran between 95th and Sox-35th and between Roosevelt and Howard. Trains were back to normal service and were back to stopping at Cermak-Chinatown by Tuesday evening.

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No one was in custody in the incident as of Tuesday night. Police said anyone with information can send an anonymous tip at

CBS 2 Chicago Staff