Hackney Central Stabbing commuter stabbed on London Overground

Police are responding to an incident on the London Overground after a rail passenger was stabbed at a busy station within East London.

Commuters ran from the train in horror as another passenger was stabbed within a train which was stationary at Hackney Central Station at 6pm on Tuesday night.

Video footage uploaded to Twitter has shown a number of police cars and ambulances attend the incident.

British Transport Police have confirmed a man has been arrested in relation to the incident.

Paramedics rushed the victim to a hospital, where he is still being treated for his injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is requested to text BTP on 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40.