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Man Hit With Hammer By Another Man While Riding Red Line, Police Say

The attack happened early Monday near the 500 block of North State Street, police said.

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CHICAGO — A 58-year-old man was attacked with a hammer early Monday on the Red Line, police said.

At 1:55 a.m., the man was on the Red Line near the 500 block of North State Street when a man in the train car hit him in his chest with a hammer, police said.

The victim refused emergency medical services.

The alleged attacker was taken into custody, police said.

Further details were not immediately available.