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Tulse Hill station: Man brandishing 'massive machete' arrested

January 14, 2019 10:00 PM
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Tulse Hill station: Man brandishing 'massive machete' arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder amid reports a suspect was seen wielding "a massive machete" at a railway station in south London.

Police were called to Tulse Hill station during evening rush hour just after 18:30 GMT, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

In the course of the arrest a Taser was discharged, according to a BTP statement.

One witness @Vikjas85 tweeted: "Man at Tulse Hill Station with a massive machete just been tasered by the police."

BTP said there were no reported injuries and the suspect was also arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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