Man arrested after reported sexual assault in Elephant and Castle tube station

Katherine Johnston (29 January, 2020) Crime

Paramedics treated a man at the scene and took him to hospital

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A man was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault in Elephant and Castle station yesterday afternoon.

British Transport Police officers were called to the underground at 3.44pm after reports of an “altercation” in the ticket hall.

A 35-year-old man from Wood Green was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and common assault.  He remains in police custody as enquiries continue.

The London Ambulance Service confirmed a man had been hospitalised.

A spokesperson told the News: “We were called at 3:43pm on Tuesday, January 28, to reports of a person injured near Elephant and Castle station.

“We sent an ambulance crew to the scene, treated a man at the scene, and took him to hospital.”

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