Man, 61, arrested after Matt Hancock ‘assaulted’ on Tube after being ‘harassed’ at Westminster Underground station


A MAN in his sixties was today arrested for allegedly assaulting Matt Hancock on the Tube.

Police held the suspect after the former Health Secretary was harassed at Westminster station yesterday.

Former Health Sec Matt Hancock was allegedly assaulted

A spokesman for the MP said he was fine and said: “Matt wants to put on record his thanks to TFL and the British Transport Police for their extraordinary work.”

British Transport Police said: “We received a report of a man being assaulted and harassed at Westminster Underground station at 8.47am yesterday morning.

“A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of common assault and a public order offence and remains in custody. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

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