A man was stabbed on a busy rush hour train on Wednesday morning at Stratford International Station in Sadiq Khan’s London.
The victim was attacked shortly after 9am today on the DLR platform at Stratford International station, in East London.
“Shortly after 9am this morning, officers were called to Stratford International station after reports of a serious assault on board a DLR train. Officers are on scene now alongside paramedics from the London Ambulance Service. A man is being treated for injuries consistent with being stabbed, his injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time,” British Transport Police spokesman said.
Passengers were warned there would be delays to DLR services while enquires are made.
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