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Man, 58, detained under Mental Health Act after being hit by train at Finchley Road Tube station

PUBLISHED: 17:09 03 March 2014 | UPDATED: 17:09 03 March 2014

The 58-year-old man was taken as a priority to St Marys Hospital, in Paddington, for assessment.

The 58-year-old man was taken as a priority to St Marys Hospital, in Paddington, for assessment.

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A man was detained under the Mental Health Act after being hit by a Jubilee line train at Finchley Road Tube station.

British Transport Police (BTP) and paramedics were called to reports of a 58-year-old man under a northbound Jubilee line train at 10.27am on Friday.

A BTP spokeman said the man went under the train but sustained “no physical injuries”.

He was found alive and taken as a priority to St Mary’s Hospital, in Paddington, for assessment where he was detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act.

The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

The Jubilee line was suspended between West Hampstead station and Waterloo station from 10.28am to 11.10am following the incident.


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