Teenager attacked on Tunbridge Wells train

An 18-year-old man has been treated in hospital after a suspected stabbing on a train from London to Kent.

Emergency services were called to High Brooms station, near Tunbridge Wells, at 23:55 GMT on Friday after the attack on the 23:00 train from Charing Cross.

The man was flown to King's College Hospital in south London with a neck wound which British Transport Police (BTP) said was not life-threatening.

BTP has appealed for any witnesses to the attack to come forward.

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