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Maida Vale Easter attack: ‘Serious assault’ sees victim rushed to hospital

PUBLISHED: 17:57 21 April 2019 | UPDATED: 20:01 21 April 2019

Police outside of Maida Vale underground station after a serious assault on Easter Sunday. Picture: Maida Vale Muse

Police outside of Maida Vale underground station after a serious assault on Easter Sunday. Picture: Maida Vale Muse

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A “serious assault” at Maida Vale tube station this afternoon saw the victim rushed to hospital and police close the station for more than an hour.

Police outside of Maida Vale underground station after a serious assault on Easter Sunday. Picture: Maida Vale MusePolice outside of Maida Vale underground station after a serious assault on Easter Sunday. Picture: Maida Vale Muse

This person, who has not been identified, was attacked shortly before half past three.

A number of British Transport Police (BTP) officers were on the scene, along with police dogs.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.30pm today (21 April) to reports of an assault near Maida Vale London Underground station.

“We sent an ambulance crew and a paramedic in a fast response car to the scene.

Police outside of Maida Vale underground station after a serious assault on Easter Sunday. Picture: Maida Vale MusePolice outside of Maida Vale underground station after a serious assault on Easter Sunday. Picture: Maida Vale Muse

“We treated a patient at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

The extent of the victim's injuries is not yet known.

At the time of writing the tube station has re-opened.

At 4.40pm British Transport Police tweeted: “We are currently on scene at #MaidaVale with @BTPLondon & @Ldn_Ambulance after we were called to reports of a serious assault.”

British Transport Police outside of Maida Vale station after a British Transport Police outside of Maida Vale station after a "serious assault" on Easter Sunday. Picture: British Transport Police

Did you see the incident at Maida Vale station? Contact Sam on the newsdesk at Sam.Volpe@Archant.co.uk


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