Boy, 17, stabbed during dice game dispute on Loop subway platform

A 17-year-old boy is in serious condition after a woman stabbed him during a dispute over a dice game on the Jackson Red Line platform early Wednesday, according to police and a source.

A man and a woman began arguing with the teen about the subway dice game around 1:26 a.m. The situation escalated with the male offender chasing and hitting the teen with a broomstick while the woman stabbed the boy in his leg with a pair of scissors, police said. Both offenders were gone when the police arrived.

EMS took the boy to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

They said the male offender is Black and wore a gray hoodie with black pants and a black hat. The woman was wearing a blue hoodie with a black coat around her waist and blue jeans, according to a CPD statement.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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