Horror on night bus in London as passenger is stabbed – as police close nearby Tube station 

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Horror on night bus in London as passenger is stabbed – as police close nearby Tube station

  • The stabbing took place on Mile End Road outside underground station at 1am
  • It is believed the incident took place on the N25 Night bus near the tube station 
  • A 34-year-old man has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries, police say
  •  Two other men were also taken to hospital for treatment to slash injuries


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Police are today investigating a stabbing on a London night bus – with officers seen taping off the double-decker vehicle this morning.

Officers rushed to Mile End Road, east London, around 1am this morning after the attack on an N25 night bus.

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The incident took place outside Mile End underground station, which has been taped-off by officers this morning.

A 34-year-old man has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries. He is believed to be in a critical condition.

Two other men – aged 34 and 22 – were also taken to hospital for treatment to slash injuries. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police say.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

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He was taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody. 

Police are today investigating a stabbing on a London night bus - with officers seen taping off the double-decker vehicle this morning

Police are today investigating a stabbing on a London night bus – with officers seen taping off the double-decker vehicle this morning

Officers rushed to Mile End Road, east London, around 1am this morning after the attack on an N25 night bus

Officers rushed to Mile End Road, east London, around 1am this morning after the attack on an N25 night bus

The incident took place outside Mile End underground station, which has today been taped-off by officers this morning

 The incident took place outside Mile End underground station, which has today been taped-off by officers this morning

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Mile End Road westbound is also currently closed off while police investigate.  

In a post on Twitter, Tower Hamlets Police said: ‘Due to an ongoing investigation into a serious assault that occurred earlier this morning- the westbound carriageway of Mile End Road, and Mile End Underground Station remains closed at this time.’

A Met Police spokesperson told MailOnline least one person is in hospital following the incident. 

It is believed paramedics from the London ambulance service treated a number of people at the scene for stab injuries.  

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