Blue Line

Man With Ax Arrested at Blue Line Station in Wicker Park

A man with an ax was arrested Monday at the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park.

Officers responded about 2:25 p.m. to the platform at the station in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue after someone reported a person with a knife, Chicago police said.

People on the platform directed officers to a 22-year-old man who was found to be in possession of an ax, police said.

The man was taken into custody, and charges are pending.

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