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CTA Worker Stabbed, Officer Struck In Attack On CTA Platform

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Two people are hospitalized following a stabbing on the Jackson CTA Blue Line platform, police say.
Around 5:45 p.m. a 39-year-old passenger got into a fight with a 44-year-old CTA worker on the train. The man then pulled the 44-year-old male victim off the train and onto the platform in the 300 block of South Dearborn and stabbed him multiple times with a knife.
He then grabbed a blunt object nearby and struck a responding officer in the back, police say.
The 44-year-old victim was taken to Northwestern Hospital in an fair condition. The officer was taken to a nearby hospital and is stable. The offender was taken to Stroger Hospital and listed as stable.
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