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: Kendrick Adams Charged After Burglars Break Into Nordstrom On Michigan Avenue, Steal Purses
When the victim refused, the assailant pulled out a sharp object and stabbed the victim in the throat, police said.READ MORE: 'I Just Wanted To See My Grandma': Suburban Chicago Teens Help Peers Get COVID Vaccine Appointments
The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Pattern
The victim and witnesses provided a description of the attacker, and officers took a suspect into custody.