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Man arrested after 63-year-old injured at Finsbury Park station

PUBLISHED: 16:17 11 August 2015 | UPDATED: 18:08 11 August 2015

Commuters arrive at Finsbury Park Underground station in London the morning after a woman in her 20s was injured by a gunman who fired shots at two men.

Commuters arrive at Finsbury Park Underground station in London the morning after a woman in her 20s was injured by a gunman who fired shots at two men.

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A man has been arrested following an attack on a 63-year-old at Finsbury Park station, which sparked a hunt for a suspect by armed police.

British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “A man has been arrested at Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3 Underground station on suspicion of GBH after a man was assaulted at Finsbury Park Underground station earlier today (Tuesday).

“British Transport Police (BTP) detectives will be speaking to the man in due course.

“The assault occurred on the southbound Victoria line platform shortly before 1.45pm. A 63-year-old man was taken to hospital with cuts to his body and face. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

“Armed BTP officers searching for a possible suspect met a southbound Victoria line train at King’s Cross St Pancras Underground station at approximately 3pm.”

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting background reference T/B9 of 11/08/2015. Information can also be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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