Leytonstone ‘terror’ attack: Central Line running again after man stabbed at Tube station

(Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

(Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire) - Credit: PA

Central Line services through Redbridge are running normally following last night’s alleged terror attack at Leytonstone Tube Station.

A man wielding a machete stabbed another man inside the station while reportedly shouting “This is for Syria”.

Police confirmed they were treating the attack as a “terrorist incident”.

A man, believed to be aged 56, suffered serious knife wounds and was rushed to hospital after the incident, while two other people sustained minor injuries in the attack.

The alleged knifeman was Tasered by police and arrested just before 7.15pm. He was taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody.

Did you witness the attack? Email laura.burnip@archant.co.uk.

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