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: At Least 4 People Killed, 43 Wounded In Gun Violence In Chicago So Far This Weekend
When the victim refused, the assailant pulled out a sharp object and stabbed the victim in the throat, police said.READ MORE: Fight Over Counterfeit Tickets Sends 3 People Crashing Through Window At Congress Hotel Near Lollapalooza
The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.MORE NEWS: DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic Remarks And 'Insensitive' Comments on HIV/AIDS
The victim and witnesses provided a description of the attacker, and officers took a suspect into custody.