Investigators are today appealing for more information following a report of a stabbing at Woodford underground station, London, last night (07/10).

The incident happened at approximately 5.30pm.

The victim, a teenage boy, suffered an injury to his shoulder and was taken to hospital for treatment. The injury is described as not life-threatening.

No arrests have been made and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

DI Nia Mellor, of the British Transport Police, said: “This was a violent assault committed during rush hour on the tube network, causing great concern to members of the travelling public.

“Fortunately, the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and he is in a stable condition. Officers will be at the scene today carrying our further enquiries and I ask any witnesses to please get in touch.”

Anyone who knows the identity of those involved, or who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken to an officer, should contact BTP.

Text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 and quote reference number 176 of 08/10/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

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