Police investigation launched after man stabbed on board DLR train at Stratford International Station

Stratford International station. Picture: Google

Stratford International station. Picture: Google - Credit: Google

A man was stabbed whilst he travelled on board a DLR train at Stratford International station during the rush hour commute this morning.

Shortly after 9am officers were called to Stratford International station after hearing reports that a “serious assault”.

A man is being treated for stab injuries, which are not currently believed to be life threatening.

There are delays to the DLR service while police investigate and a cordon is in place.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the assault is asked to contact British Transport Police by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 quoting reference 155 of 11/04/2018. Alternatively, ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.