London Underground Worker Stabbed In The Face At Lancaster Gate Station

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A London Underground worker has been stabbed in the face in the ticket hall of Lancaster Gate station.

The victim is a male customer service assistant believed to be in his 30s, the BBC reports.

A spokesman for British Transport Police told Huffington Post UK: “Our officers were called to the booking hall at Lancaster Gate London Underground station at 10.40am on Friday, 23 January. A member of station staff had been stabbed in the face.

“Colleagues from the Metropolitan Police Service and London Ambulance Service also attended, and the station was closed. A 40-year-old man was arrested at the station, and the member of staff has been taken to hospital.

“The station re-opened shortly before 12.15pm.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference TSUB/B3 of 23/01/2015. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.