A man is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed in front of rush-hour commuters outside of a train station this morning.
The man was injured during a fight which broke out in front of Plumstead train station at around 7.18am.
Police rushed to the scene only to find the victim had already left the area on a 472 bus.
Police caught up with it and he was taken to hospital by ambulance.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson confirmed:
“Police were called at 7.18am on Friday, 8 November to reports of an altercation outside Plumstead Station.
“Officers attended and received reports of an injured male who had left the scene on a bus.
“The injured male was located on a route 472 bus suffering from a stab wound.
“He was taken by London Ambulance Service to a South London hospital where his condition is not life threatening.
“At this early stage there have been no arrests.”
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