Chicago Police

Man Hit with Hammer on Red Line Train

About 1:55 a.m., the man was on a train car in the 500 block of North State Street when a male hit him in the chest with a hammer, Chicago police said

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A 58-year-old man was attacked while traveling on the Red Line in the Near North neighborhood Monday morning. 

About 1:55 a.m., the man was on a train car in the 500 block of North State Street when a male hit him in the chest with a hammer, Chicago police said. 

He refused medical assistance and the suspect was taken into custody, police said. 

No further information was immediately available.

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