CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was stabbed by an assailant after refusing to give him spare change in River North on Sunday afternoon, police said.

The 52-year-old victim was walking at Rush and Superior streets when the suspect came up and asked him for spare change, police said.

When the victim refused, the assailant pulled out a sharp object and stabbed the victim in the throat, police said.

The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

The victim and witnesses provided a description of the attacker, and officers took a suspect into custody.

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