LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Officials say a 20-something male passenger was stabbed on the Metro Blue Line Sunday after getting into an altercation with two female passengers.

The women — one in her early 20s and the other in her early 50s — were arrested and taken into custody.

The man was traveling southbound approaching the Firestone station about 7:20 p.m.

A knife was reportedly recovered at the scene.

Both suspects were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

The victim, described as a Latino, was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

There was no information available about what led to the altercation.

It is also unknown if the the suspects and the victim were acquainted or strangers.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Transit Services deputies at 323-563-5000.




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