Police appeal after man stabbed in ‘gang attack’ at Queensbury Station

British Transport Police are investigating. Pic: BTP

British Transport Police are investigating. Pic: BTP - Credit: Archant

The Jubilee Line station was closed for around five hours yesterday afternoon after the 26-year-old victim was assaulted by up to four men.

An investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed at Queensbury Station yesterday afternoon.

British Transport Police were called at 12.45pm after members of the public reported a fight on a staircase at the station.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Dean Percival, said: “We are in the early stages of this investigation and we continue to make extensive enquiries to establish exactly what happened.

“What we know is that as the victim was walking towards the platform with his friends when he was subjected to an assault by up to four men.”

Officers attended alongside paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and a 26-year-old man was treated for stab wounds before being taken to hospital.

“Thankfully, the victim’s injuries were not serious and he has been discharged,” said DS Percival.

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The station was closed for approximately five hours whilst specialist officers gathered forensic evidence.

So far there have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

“I am very keen to hear from anyone who was in the station at the time or who witnessed a group of men running away from Queensbury station just before 1pm,” continued the investigating officer.

“Please get in touch as your information could be vital to our investigation.

“Violent assaults such as this are thankfully uncommon, but when they do occur we will use all available evidence to find those responsible and bring them before the courts.”

Anyone with any information is asked to text BTP on 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 261 of 08/02/2017. Or, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.