Man arrested after woman pushed onto downtown CTA Red Line tracks


CHICAGO — A 23-year-old woman is recovering after being shoved onto CTA Red Line tracks downtown, according to police.

An early investigation Tuesday revealed reports of a disturbance on the platform at the Chicago Red Line station around 9:30 a.m. According to police, a man approached a 23-year-old woman and pushed her onto the tracks.

The victim suffered a laceration to her forehand and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

The man suspected of pushing the woman was taken into custody. Charges are pending.

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Police did not disclose what led to the physical altercation.

The incident caused delays but regular service has since resumed.

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