CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was stabbed by an assailant after refusing to give him spare change in River North on Sunday afternoon, police said.
The 52-year-old victim was walking on Superior Street between Rush Street and the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue when the suspect came up and asked him for spare change, police said.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet and Windy Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
When the victim refused, the assailant pulled out a sharp object and stabbed the victim in the throat, police said.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
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The victim and witnesses provided a description of the attacker, and officers took a suspect into custody.