UPDATE: Police have confirmed a man was stabbed to death as a result

A man has been stabbed at East Croydon station this afternoon.

A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said: "We're currently on scene at East Croydon station following a report of a stabbing.

"A cordon is in place while officers and paramedics respond. At this time, rail services are not disrupted. We'll share more information shortly."

Videos posted on Twitter show a large police presence, paramedics from the London Ambulance Service as well an Air Ambulance landing at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called to an incident at East Croydon Railway station today (Monday January 27) at 4.34pm.

“We have sent a number of resources including two ambulances, a medic in a response car, an advanced paramedic, an incident response officer. We have also sent London’s Air ambulance.

“Crews remain on scene.”