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It happened shortly before 1 p.m. Friday aboard a Metro Blue Line train that was approaching the Anaheim Station.

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com)  Authorities say a man has been stabbed aboard a light-rail train in Long Beach and a suspect is in custody.

It happened shortly before 1 p.m. Friday aboard a Metro Blue Line train that was approaching the Anaheim Station.

Long Beach Police Sgt. Brad Johnson says the man was stabbed in the torso and has been taken to a hospital.

He says witnesses identified a male suspect who was detained by officers and subsequently arrested.

Johnson says a motive for the stabbing wasn’t immediate known. Detectives are still investigating.

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