A San Francisco man is in custody after he stabbed a man with a “cleaver-style knife” on a BART train Wednesday afternoon.
According to the BART Police Department, the suspect was arrested at the West Oakland station around 1 p.m. The stabbing incident happened on an Antioch-bound yellow line train.
The suspect was identified as Charles Johnson, 24, from San Francisco. He tried to flee the train with the victim’s backpack but was arrested.
Officers recovered the knife and backpack.
The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Johnson will be booked into Santa Rita Jail.