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Canning Town man, 20, arrested after stabbing in Barking station

PUBLISHED: 10:04 03 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:06 03 August 2018

Police outside Barking station Picture: Tom Horton

Police outside Barking station Picture: Tom Horton

Tom Horton

A man from Canning Town has been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm following a stabbing in Barking station.

Police tape on the platform at Barking station. Picture: @BSF_92Police tape on the platform at Barking station. Picture: @BSF_92

British Transport Police officers were called to the station at about 4.50pm on Thursday to reports of an assault.

A 23-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and being drunk and disorderly, and was taken to hospital for a hand injury.

A 20-year-old from Canning Town was also arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and a 25-year-old from Euston was arrested on suspicion of grevious bodily harm. All three are in custody.

The British Transport Police officers were assisted by London Ambulance Service crews and Met Police officers.

The station remains open.

Officers are appealing for witnesses. Call the British Transport Police on 0800 405040 quoting reference 433 of 02/08/2018, or text them on 61016. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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