Four Stabbed, Including Conductor, on Amtrak Train

Amtrak train stabbing suspect in custody.

December 5, 2014, 10:18 PM

— -- Four people were stabbed, including a conductor, on an Amtrak train tonight and a suspect was taken into custody, police said.

The stabbing occurred about 7 p.m. in Niles, Mich.

Niles police said four people were stabbed in the attack. One of the victims was a train conductor, police said.

ABC News station WLS TV reported that two people were taken to Lakeland Healthcare Hospital in Niles. The hospital refused comment to ABC News.

The condition of the victims wasn't immediately known.

The only description of the suspect was that he was a male from Saginaw, Mich.

Amtrak said the train was the Blue Water service en route from Chicago to Port Huron. Alternative transportation was being arranged for the passengers.

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