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Train fight: Four in hospital

PUBLISHED: 14:36 03 June 2010 | UPDATED: 17:59 25 August 2010

A LATE-NIGHT knife fight on a train has left four people in hospital. The row broke out between Charing Cross and Woolwich Arsenal on the 10.39pm train to Gillingham last Friday.

A LATE-NIGHT knife fight on a train has left four people in hospital.

The row broke out between Charing Cross and Woolwich Arsenal on the 10.39pm train to Gillingham last Friday.

Police were called to Woolwich Arsenal station at 11.10pm where they found the four men suffering from knife injuries.

While ambulances took the injured men to hospital officers searched the train and discovered a Stanley knife in one of the carriages.

Two 18-year-old men and one 17-year-old man, all form Abbey Wood were later arrested and released on police bail until July. A fourth man, 29, from Kent, was also arrested in connection with the brawl and released on bail.

Detective Constable Cottington, leading the investigation, said: "We know from our inquiries so far that this would have been a busy train and that a number of people on board may have witnessed this incident. If you saw anything we need you to contact us."

Anyone with information should contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting incident 705 of June 28.


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