A man was stabbed in the arm by a fellow passenger on BART as it
passed through Oakland Sunday night, a BART police lieutenant said.
The stabbing aboard a train approaching the Lake Merritt BART
station was reported around 9:10 p.m., according to BART Lt. Steve Coontz.
BART police held the Fremont-bound train at the San Leandro BART
station to search for suspects and the victim was taken to an area hospital
with a significant stab wound to the arm, the lieutenant said.
The wound was not considered life-threatening and the man was in
Coontz said officers initially detained several people but none
were identified as suspects.
He said the suspect is believed to have exited the train before it
reached San Leandro.