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(NILES, Mich.) — Four people were stabbed, including a conductor, on an Amtrak train Friday night and a suspect was taken into custody, police said.

The stabbing occurred about 7 p.m. in Niles, Mich.

Niles police said four people were stabbed in the attack. One of the victims was a train conductor, police said.

ABC News station WLS TV reported that two people were taken to Lakeland Healthcare Hospital in Niles. The hospital refused comment to ABC News.

The condition of the victims wasn’t immediately known.

Amtrak said the train was the Blue Water service en route from Chicago to Port Huron. Alternative transportation was being arranged for the passengers.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department said that Michael Darnell Williams, 44, was in custody in connection with the stabbing.

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