1 Stabbed in Neck on Expo Line in Downtown Santa Monica

(Credit: Metro.net)

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1 Stabbed in Neck on Expo Line in Downtown Santa Monica

A Metro train is seen approaching Downtown Santa Monica on July 29, 2015. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and the suspect ran away from the area. 34.019454
-118.491191 KTLA’s Irving Last contributed to this story. One side of the platform is closed during the investigation and deputies are talking to witnesses to get a description of the suspect, officials said. The incident was reported about 1:30 p.m. as the train was pulling into the downtown station at 402 Colorado Ave., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department transit officials said. (Credit: Metro.net)

A person was stabbed in the neck on an Expo Line train in downtown Santa Monica Thursday afternoon and officials were searching for the suspect. Responding deputies learned that a fight broke out on the train and a man pulled out a “sharp object” and stabbed the victim in the neck, said Ramon Montenegro, a spokesman for the sheriff’s department transit policing division. A Metro train is seen approaching Downtown Santa Monica on July 29, 2015.