Man arrested after incident at Herne Hill station

Katherine Johnston (19 December, 2018) Crime

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A man who allegedly threatened another traveller with a knife at Herne Hill station was arrested in hospital on Monday, after sustaining a stab wound as he fled the scene.

British Transport Police officers were called to Herne Hill station at 6.20pm on Monday, December 17, following reports that a man had been threatened with a knife.

The suspect left the station and was later arrested in hospital on suspicion of attempted GBH and possession of an offensive weapon.

A spokesperson said: “The suspect left the station and in the process sustained an injury consistent with a stab wound.”

Officers said no one else was being sought in connection with the injury and the knife has been found at the scene.

Any witnesses should text British Transport Police on 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 452 of 17/12/18.

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