Police shut down sections of the railway line and Overground in south east London yesterday after a man was stabbed at Brockley station.

The air ambulance was called and the victim taken to hospital, but his injuries are described as not life-threatening.

The British Transport Police confirmed there had been a stabbing at the station, with officers remaining at the scene as enquiries into the incident develop.

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They said they were called to Brockley Station at around 2pm, November 5, to reports of an assault.

Upon arriving, a man was found suffering from a single stab wound to the arm and was taken to hospital.

The London Ambulance Service also confirmed they had dispatched an air ambulance to the scene at around 1:50pm, and treated the man before taking him to a major trauma unit.

The London Overground between New Cross Gate and West Croydon were closed due to the 'customer incident', whilst Southern Rail train lines between Norwood Junction and London Bridge were also affected.