Man stabbed above eye on CTA bus after pushing man who fell asleep on him, police say

CHICAGO -- Police have released surveillance pictures of a man who allegedly stabbed another CTA passenger in the face.

The incident happened in the 300 block of North Cicero Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

The 48-year-old victim was on a southbound Cicero Avenue bus when he pushed a man off of him who had fallen asleep.

The man woke up and pulled out a knife, then stabbed the victim above the right eye, according to police.

The victim also suffered a cut to his hand as he tried to defend himself. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition.

No one is in custody.

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