Armed police storm train after man attacked at Finsbury Park

Armed police boarded a train at King’s Cross hunting a suspect who had attacked man at Finsbury Park underground station.

Police were called to Finsbury Park tube station at around 1:48pm to find a 63-year-old man with cuts to his face and body.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “Officers attended the southbound Victoria line platform, alongside colleagues from the London Ambulance Service. A 63-year-old man was taken to hospital with cuts to his body and face.

“Armed BTP officers searching for a possible suspect met a southbound Victoria line train at King’s Cross St Pancras Underground station and conducted a search of the train. No arrests have been made at this time.

“Victoria line services have been disrupted due to this incident.”

Reports and video footage of the incident was tweeted by passengers stuck on the train at King’s Cross: https://twitter.com/elliematthew18/status/631105997310947328


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