Police appeal after stabbing at Woodford underground station

Police Appeal
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Investigators are appealing for more information following a report of a stabbing at Woodford underground station in London on the 7th October 2019.

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 has been described as non-life-threatening.

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

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.

What did the officials say?

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.”

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Michael Holden avatar
I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.
  • And it’s only going to get worse across London as knife crime and stabbings is still increasing. Including on public transport. It’s such a shame that people are getting very scared of travelling on public transport in London as the violence has increased.