Man found seriously injured while boarding train at London Underground station
Emergency services were called to a busy London Underground station after a man with serious injuries tried to travel on the Tube.
British Transport Police (BTP) confirmed they were called today at 11.23am to reports of a serious assault at Pimlico station.
A man in his 50s is said to have significant leg injuries.
His condition is deemed as non-life threatening.
Pimlico station was closed earlier this morning, causing delays on the Victoria Line.
Officers are making ‘urgent enquiries’ to find out what exactly happened.
A BTP spokeswoman confirmed: "‘British Transport Police officers were called to Pimlico station at 11.23am this morning (07/11) after reports a man had been seriously assaulted.
"Colleagues from the London Ambulance Service also attended and treated a man in his fifties for non-life threatening injuries to his leg. He has since been taken to hospital for further assessment.
"Officers have been working to establish the circumstances behind the incident, and it is not believed he was assaulted on the tube network.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 192 of 7 November."
A picture posted on Twitter shows police cars and ambulances parked outside the station.
The station is now open and the Victoria line is running again, only with minor delays.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 192 of November 7.
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