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Employee stabbed in River North gas station robbery

An employee was stabbed during a robbery at a Subway restaurant in the 700 block of North Wells on Feb. 13, 2019. | Google Street View

An employee was stabbed early Wednesday during a robbery at a gas station in River North, Chicago police said.

About 1:10 a.m., two armed males entered a Subway restaurant at a BP gas station in the 700 block of North Wells Street, a police source said.

They demanded cash and showed they were armed with a knife and a handgun, police said.

During the encounter, one of them cut the 54-year-old employee in his back and arm, police said. They left in a red Jeep with some cash.

Paramedics took the employee to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment, police said. No one is in custody.