A person has been attacked at Elm Park station today, British Transport Police (BTP) has said.

Officers were called to the station at around 9.25am today (February 22) following reports of an individual being assaulted.

The station was closed for about an hour "at the request of the police", according to a Transport for London X, formerly Twitter, account.

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BTP are carrying out further enquiries into the incident, they said.

People on social media claimed seeing paramedics and police at the station.

Transport for London has confirmed that the station has now re-opened.