A teenager was arrested after an alleged assault on the platform at Hither Green station left “blood everywhere”.

Police were called to reports of a fight on a platform at 7.17pm on September 9.

Officers attended the scene and found a 44–year-old man had sustained a cut to his cheek and his lip.

A witness wrote on Facebook that there was “a lot of blood on platform 4”.

A 16-year-old boy from Bexley was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm. He has been released under investigation.