Teen stabbed during argument on Red Line platform in the Loop

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 17-year-old boy was stabbed and seriously wounded after getting into an argument with two people on a Red Line platform in the Loop early Wednesday.

The teen was on the platform in the 200 block of South State Street when he got into an argument with a man and a woman about 1:30 a.m., Chicago police said.

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The man chased the teen with a broom and hit him, while the woman stabbed him in the leg with a scissors, police said. The teen was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

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