LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A fight on a Metro Blue Line platform in Long Beach Monday morning prompted the closure of the Fifth Street Station while an investigation was conducted.

The altercation occurred about 8 a.m., according to Ramon Montenegro of the Sheriff’s Transit Policing Division. An unidentified person was “cut with a sharp object” and hospitalized with injuries described as non-life-threatening.

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Delays of about 20 minutes were reported in rail service, which bypassed the station, according to Metro. The station was reopened at about 10 a.m.

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The suspect fled and was being sought.

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