WATCH shocking District Line train mass brawl spills onto Plaistow station platform

PUBLISHED: 11:46 15 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:24 15 August 2018

A mass brawl between two groups of men spilled out onto Plaistow station on Sunday morning. Pic: ChildofHue

A mass brawl between two groups of men spilled out onto Plaistow station on Sunday morning. Pic: ChildofHue


This is the moment a shocking mass brawl spilled onto a platform at Plaistow underground station.

The fight broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning (August 12) on a District Line train.

Officers believe the punch up was between two groups of men and a woman. They said that it started on the train just after midnight.

An eyewitness said on social media that the clash erupted after a passenger made a racist remark to an Asian man.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “It is not believed there were any serious injuries. Officers are making enquiries. No arrests have been made yet.”

Police believe the fight broke out on the train. Pic: ChildofHuePolice believe the fight broke out on the train. Pic: ChildofHue

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Call 0800 405040 or text 61016 quoting ‘15 of 12 August’.

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