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.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
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.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
The suspect fled and was being sought.MORE NEWS: Father Memorializes Son, Who Died In 2019 Conception Boat Fire, Along Last 500 Miles Of 2,600 Mile Hike
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