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Suspect in double stabbing at MacArthur BART station in custody

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Authorities say the suspect sought in connection with a double stabbing at the MacArthur BART station Friday night is now in custody. 

BART police said 27-year-old Solomon Espinosa was taken into custody a little before 1 p.m. Tuesday by a U.S. Marshals Task Force in Oakland near 5th Avenue and 8th Street. 

No other details were immediately available. 

Solomon was wanted in connection with an assault that happened on a Richmond-bound BART train on Friday, August 3 around 7:50 p.m.

According to police, Espinosa, who is believed to be a transient in the Oakland area, reportedly stabbed two men then fled the scene following the altercation. 

The two victims sustained non-life threatening injuries. 

MacArthur Station was closed for about one hour as police investigated. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KRON4 for the latest updates.



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