A bus driver has been stabbed in the back on a busy high street in London.
Police officers were called to Commercial Road, Stepney, east London, around 3.30pm yesterday (June 18) to find a man in his 40s with a stab injury to his back at the junction with Arbour Square.
Transport for London called the attack “appalling and dangerous” as pictures from the scene showed the bus abandoned behind police tape and surrounded by the emergency services.
Police say that the man’s injuries have been assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing.
The Metropolitan Police says that officers have launched an investigation into the incident.
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A statement said: “Police were called at 15:29hrs on Sunday, 18 June to reports of a stabbing in Commercial Road, near to the junction with Arbour Square, E14.
“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.
“A man was found with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing. An investigation is under way and enquiries are ongoing. There have been no arrests.
“Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting CAD 4546/18Jun.”