Man rushed to hospital after ‘incident’ at Hackney Central railway station as cops rush to scene

A MAN has been rushed to hospital after an “incident” at a busy overground station.

Armed police and an air ambulance rushed to Hackney Central station in East London at 1.30pm today.

An air ambulance landed near Hackney Central stationOne man has been rushed to hospital

One witness wrote on Twitter: “So weird seeing police with guns.”

They added: “I saw them wheeling away a boy with an oxygen mask on.”

Video shows an air ambulance landing on the football pitch of a nearby school.

The station is currently close while emergency services deal with the incident.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “Following reports of an incident at 1.29pm today (1 March), armed officers are currently on scene at Hackney Central railway station.

“One man has been taken to a local hospital and the station is closed while officers make enquiries into the incident.

“We will issue a further update shortly.”

Transport for London tweeted: “Hackney Central Station: Closed while the police carry out an investigation.”