Man stabbed at railway station

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed ay Gillingham railway station.

British Transport Police appeal

The British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked on a train in Gillingham. They are particularly keen to speak to taxi drivers or local companies from the Medway area.

The victim of this attack is now in a critical condition in hospital. We believe that up to three black men may have taken a taxi from Gillingham to south east London shortly after the stabbing took place.

The stabbing was reported shortly before 6.15pm yesterday, Tuesday, 24 July, when police were called to a report of a fight involving a small group of men on board the 18:24 service from Gillingham to London Charing Cross.

A man, believed to be 17 and from Dartford, was found suffering from serious injuries having received two stab wounds to the chest and abdomen.

– British Transport Police Statement

Man stabbed at station during rush hour

A man has been stabbed at Gillingham railway station during the evening rush hour.

He was taken to hospital after police were called at 6.30pm.

There are no London bound trains currently stopping at the station.

Customers are being advised they can change at Chatham and transfer to coast bound services or for a replacement bus service back to Gillingham.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to contact British Transport Police.

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