RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- (KTLA) -- Police are seeking an attacker who stabbed a man in the neck at Riverside Metrolink Station Sunday morning without any apparent reason, authorities said.
The stabbing took place about 8:15 a.m. at the Metrolink Station at 4066 Vine Street, Riverside Police Department officials said.
The victim, a 69-year-old man, was hospitalized in critical-but-stable condition, authorities said.
He had been visiting the area was and trying to catch a train home when he was stabbed, police said. He was walking with a friend at the time.
Though the assailant and victim briefly exchanged words prior to the stabbing, police said the attack seemed to be random and unprovoked.
Investigators brought search dogs to the scene to try and track the attacker's scent, Riverside police Officer Ryan Railsback said.