CHICAGO - A 50-year-old Lake View woman is charged with stabbing a man in the thumb after he accidentally bumped into her Wednesday night on a subway train in the Loop.
Briana Hicks is charged with a misdemeanor count of battery, Chicago police said. The 62-year-old man, stabbed in his thumb, declined to pursue felony charges.
The confrontation happened about 11:45 on a CTA Blue Line train near the Jackson Station, at 300 S. Dearborn Ave., police said.
The 62-year-old man bumped into Hicks, who then pulled out a knife and stabbed him, police said. He refused medical treatment, and Hicks was arrested at the scene.
She is due in court March 19.
Chicago police at the scene of a stabbing Feb. 26, 2020, on a Blue Line train in the 300 block of South Dearborn Street. | Sam Kelly/Sun-Times