Teenager is stabbed on West Ham Underground platform before another man is knifed at a different station in a night of violence in London
- A teenager was stabbed at London’s West Ham Station at 6.50pm this evening
- Another knife victim was found shortly afterwards at Abbey Road DLR station
- Both were treated by paramedics and have been taken to hospital by ambulance
A teenage boy was knifed on the platform before another male was stabbed at a neighbouring London underground station tonight.
The teenager was stabbed at West Ham Station at 6.50pm while the other victim was found at Abbey Road DLR Station half a mile down the road shortly afterwards.
Both were taken to hospital where they remain after being treated by paramedics.
Police and ambulances rushed to the station and a crime scene has been put in place.
A teenage boy was stabbed at West Ham Station in London at 6.50pm while another knife victim was found at Abbey Road DLR Station half a mile down the road shortly afterwards
Police and ambulances rushed to West Ham station and a crime scene has been put in place
Both teenagers were treated by paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance where they remain
Onlookers said passengers on the tube were rushed back into their carriages at West Ham Station.
The station was closed and nearby roads were also blocked as police descended.
London Metropolitan Police said: ‘Police were called to West Ham Underground Station at 18.51hrs on Saturday, 5 September to reports of a stabbing.
‘Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A teenage male was found with stab injuries.
‘He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. We await an update on his condition.
‘A short time later, another male was found with stab injuries at Abbey Road DLR Station. He was also treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital.
‘There have been no arrests. A crime scene is in place.’
Transport for London said: ‘Jubilee line and DLR trains are not stopping at West Ham station due to a customer incident.’
British Transport Police and London Ambulance Service have been approached for comment.