PORTLAND -- A victim was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after he was assaulted by two young men on a MAX train in Southeast Portland, police said.

Officers responded to the reported stabbing in the 1100 block of Southeast 96th Avenue just after 2 p.m., according to Sgt. Pete Simpson of Portland police.

Investigators said the victim, a juvenile man, was assaulted by two other juvenile men on a MAX train near the Main Street Transit Station.

The victim used a box-cutter to defend himself, Simpson said. He was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A juvenile man was arrested for assault. A short time later, the second man was arrested.

Portland police were investigating the incident.

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