Union City police arrest man in stabbing near BART station

UNION CITY — Union City police arrested a man for allegedly stabbing another man near the BART station Sunday evening.

Police said in a statement they received a call at 5:33 p.m. and responded to the area of Union Square near the Union City BART station. They found a 37-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to the neck.

The victim was transported to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Police arrested 38-year-old Iran Martinez inside the BART station, after witnesses identified him as the assailant. He was booked for attempted murder.

Police said the victim was on a walk with his wife and young child when they passed Martinez, who allegedly attacked him without provocation and fled.

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