Man arrested at Dagenham East station on suspicion of train GBH

Officers were called to Dagenham East underground station last night

Officers were called to Dagenham East underground station last night - Credit: Archant

A 28-year-old man was arrested at Dagenham East station last night on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) on a train.

Officers from the British Transport Police and the Met were called just after 10.20pm following reports of a disturbance on board a District line train.

Another man was rushed to hospital with injuries to his hand.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police confirmed that the suspect remains in custody.

He said: “We are currently working to establish the full circumstances of the incident.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0800 40 50 40, text 61016 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.