Man arrested after 63-year-old injured at Finsbury Park station
PUBLISHED: 16:17 11 August 2015 | UPDATED: 18:08 11 August 2015
PA Archive/PA Images
A man has been arrested following an attack on a 63-year-old at Finsbury Park station, which sparked a hunt for a suspect by armed police.
British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “A man has been arrested at Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3 Underground station on suspicion of GBH after a man was assaulted at Finsbury Park Underground station earlier today (Tuesday).
“British Transport Police (BTP) detectives will be speaking to the man in due course.
“The assault occurred on the southbound Victoria line platform shortly before 1.45pm. A 63-year-old man was taken to hospital with cuts to his body and face. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
“Armed BTP officers searching for a possible suspect met a southbound Victoria line train at King’s Cross St Pancras Underground station at approximately 3pm.”
Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting background reference T/B9 of 11/08/2015. Information can also be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Hackney Gazette. Click the link in the orange box above for details.