Police are appealing for information after a man was injured at Blackhorse Lane tram stop this rush hour.

British Transport Police were called to the station shortly after 5pm where they found a man with hand injuries.

The station has been closed while police investigate to establish whether the man was assaulted.

A BTP spokesman confirmed: "Shortly after 5pm today, officers were called to Blackhorse Lane tram stop in south London after reports that a man was found near to the stop with an injury to his hand.

"Police and paramedics attended where the man was treated, his injuries are not currently believed to be life threatening or changing.

"Officers are now working to establish how this man came to receive the injuries and whether any assault has taken place. It is believed the injury was caused at approximately 3.50pm this afternoon.

"Anyone who was near to Blackhorse Lane at this time and saw what happened is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 433 of 06/08/2018."

UPDATE: The station has now been reopened.