A man has been arrested after reports of a stabbing at Leytonstone station.
A Met Police spokesman said they were called just after 7pm to reports of a stabbing and people being threatened by a man with a knife outside the station.
The police are looking into whether there was more than one injury and how severe the injuries are.
The man was tasered and arrested.
Police were called at 7:06pm on Saturday, 5 December, to reports of a stabbing at Leytonstone underground station. The male suspect was reportedly threatening other people with a knife. Met officers attended the scene.
A man was arrested at 7.14pm and taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody. A Taser was discharged by one of the Met officers. Officers from British Transport Police are now dealing with the incident at the scene. We are aware of one man having sustained serious stab injuries. We await details of any other injuries.
Leytonstone station is currently closed at the request of the Police. Updates to follow.
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