Three men released under investigation after Barking station stabbing

Police outside Barking station Picture: Tom Horton

Police outside Barking station Picture: Tom Horton - Credit: Tom Horton

Three men who were arrested after a stabbing in Barking station have been released.

Police outside Barking station Picture: Tom Horton

Police outside Barking station Picture: Tom Horton - Credit: Tom Horton

British Transport Police officers were called to the station at 4.50pm last Thursday following reports of a disturbance.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and being drunk and disorderly, and was taken to hospital for a hand injury.

A 20-year-old from Canning Town was also arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and a 25-year-old from Euston was arrested on suspicion of grevious bodily harm.

All three have been released under police investigation while enquiries continue.

Police tape on the platform at Barking station. Picture: @BSF_92

Police tape on the platform at Barking station. Picture: @BSF_92 - Credit: Archant


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The British Transport Police officers were assisted by London Ambulance Service crews and Met Police officers.

Officers are appealing for witnesses. Call the British Transport Police on 0800 405040 quoting reference 433 of 02/08/2018, or text them on 61016. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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