A teenager was stabbed aboard a MBTA Red Line train this evening, causing delays on the Red Line during rush hour, officials said.
Boston police spokesman Eddy Chrispin said police responded to Park Street station at about 5:15 p.m. after receiving a report of a stabbing. When police and emergency medical personnel arrived, they found one male, approximately 18 years of age, suffering from a stab wound, Chrispin said.
MBTA spokeswoman Lydia Rivera said the teenager was stabbed in the chest aboard a northbound Red Line train, traveling toward Cambridge.
The victim was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Chrispin said.
Rivera said a friend of the teenager accompanied him to the hospital, and described the victim as conscious and alert.
No further information was immediately available.
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