Upney station reopens following earlier alleged assault

Upney station is situated on the District Line

Upney station is situated on the District Line - Credit: Archant

Upney station on the District Line has reopened following an alleged assault there this afternoon.

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) were called at 2.08pm following reports of a fight in the station.

Upon arrival, they treated a man for minor lacerations. He received further treatment by attending paramedics.

An investigation is underway to determine what happened. The station was closed temporarily while specialist crime scene officers collected available evidence.

At this time, it is believed the men involved in the fight are known to each other.

Anyone with any information should text BTP at 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 273 of 20/01.

Passengers are advised to check with TFL about available alternative routes.