Tube ‘pusher’ arrested for attempted murder after man ends up on the tracks

Police were called to Barons Court Tube station in west London (Picture: PA)

A man accused of pushing someone on to the tracks of a Tube station in London has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A man ended up on the tracks at Barons Court Underground station in West Kensington at about 11.15pm on Sunday.

Police were called to reports of an assault resulting in a man falling from the platform at the station in west London.

The victim, a man in his thirties, was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries. He was not struck by a train.

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A witness told the Daily Express: “I was in the front carriage and the incident happened around the middle so I only really heard the shouting and screams and then what the driver was reporting on his coms.”

A man was arrested after the alleged incident at Barons Court Tube station (Picture: Google)

A spokesman for the British Transport Police (BTP) said: “A number of enquiries are underway to establish what happened and the circumstances leading to the victim being on the tracks.”

Anyone who saw what happened, or has any information, is asked to contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 606 of 29/10/2018, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.