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04 Jan 2019 | 06:47 PM UTC

UK: Man stabbed to death on train in Surrey January 4

United Kingdom News Alert

Police investigate deadly stabbing on a South Western Railway train in Surrey January 4; service disruptions ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/5/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Surrey

Event

British Transport Police (BTP) launched a murder investigation on a South Western Railway train in Surrey on the afternoon (local time) of Friday, January 4. According to initial reports, a man was stabbed to death between the Clandon and Horsely stations on the London Waterloo to Guilford lines. Police are still searching for the suspected attacker and the incident is not considered to be terror related. As of approximately 20:32, trains traveling in the direction of Guildford will not stop at Clandon or Horsely and delays are expected between Guildford and Effingham Junction. Replacement buses have been sent to mitigate ongoing transportation disruptions in the area.

Advice

Individuals traveling on the affected lines are advised to monitor the situation, confirm the status of their train, and report any suspicious activity or behavior to the local authorities.

 

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