RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A passenger on a GoTriangle bus was slashed by another passenger while the bus was running a route Monday evening, police said.

The incident was reported just before 6:40 p.m. along the 200 block of South Wilmington Street, according to Raleigh police.

A man on the bus got into an “altercation” with another passenger while others were also aboard the bus, police said.

A man was slashed across his face with “some sort of cutting instrument,” according to Raleigh police.

Police said they did not know what sparked the confrontation. The suspect, a man, was taken into custody at the scene, police said.

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The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

At least one lane was closed along South Wilmington Street while police investigated.