Two men have been arrested following a fight believed to involve a knife at Stepney Green Tube station. 

Armed police officers were dispatched to the station at 8.08pm yesterday (May 29), after receiving reports of a fight between two people.

Police were alerted that one of the men was potentially armed with a knife. 

At the scene, paramedics treated two men and took both to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening. 

He was later arrested on suspicion of intent to cause grievous bodily harm. 

The second man involved was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article in a public place. 

The station was cordoned off with crime scene tape whilst the emergency services dealt with the incident.

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In a statement, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed it is not searching for anyone else in connection with it. 

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident should contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 692 of 29/05/24. 

They can also be contacted via text on 61016 quoting the same reference. 

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.