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Armed police arrest a man at Green Park station in London over reports of a stabbing on board train

Armed police swoop on Green Park Tube station in London and arrest a man over reports of a stabbing on board a train

  • Armed officers rushed to Green Park tube station amid reports a person had been stabbed on-board a Jubilee Line service train
  • The victim was rushed to hospital and a weapon was retrieved, police said
  • The tube station, which is just by Buckingham Palace, was evacuated by police 

Armed police have rushed to Green Park tube station in London this evening and arrested a man over reports of a stabbing on board a train. 

Officers were called to the tube station at 6.47pm amid reports a person had been stabbed on-board a Jubilee Line service train. 

The victim was rushed to hospital and a weapon was retrieved, British Transport Police said.   

Video footage has emerged showing the suspect being held by a police officer and another person in plain clothes while the man is handcuffed inside the station.  

The tube station, which is less than a mile away from Buckingham Palace, was evacuated by police, according to witnesses.

Armed police have rushed to Green Park tube station in London this evening and arrested a man over reports of a stabbing on board a train (file image)

Superintendent for Operations and Crime in London and the South East Mark Lawrie tweeted: ‘Due to an incident at Green Park the station was closed but will be reopened imminently. 

‘Victim being cared for at hospital. No officers injured, weapon recovered.’ 

British Transport Police (BTP) said they rushed to Green park station following reports of a stabbing on-board a Jubilee Line train. 

‘We are currently in attendance at Green Park Underground station following reports of a stabbing on-board a Jubilee Line service. 

‘Specialist officers have been deployed and the station remains closed while they attend. One person has been arrested in connection.’

A spokesperson for the BTP confirmed to MailOnline that a victim was taken to a local hospital but their condition is unknown. 

This is a breaking news story… More to follow 

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