By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A man was stabbed in the hand on the Red Line CTA platform at Belmont early Monday morning.

Police said the 27-year-old victim and his attacker both got off the Red Line platform around 12:30 a.m. Police said the victim noticed a man arguing with another man.

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The victim tried to walk past and the man pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the hand.

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The victim was taken to a Illinois Masonic Hospital.

Police said they arrested the attacker nearby and recovered the knife.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff