Two teenagers were arrested in the aftermath of a stabbing at Thornton Heath station on Saturday night (May 8).

British Transport Police (BTP) who responded to the incident with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS) told the Croydon Guardian that two teenage males aged 16 and 18 were arrested after the stabbing.

A spokesperson for BTP said:

"Officers were called to Thornton Heath station at 7.43pm last night (8 May) following a report of a stabbing.

"Paramedics also attended and a 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

"Two young men, aged 16 and 18, were arrested at the scene in connection and taken to police custody for questioning.

"A knife was also recovered from the scene by officers. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing."

The newspaper previously reported that a boy who police said was 15 was the person attacked in the stabbing.

He was treated at the scene and then taken to hospital by first responders with LAS.

The LAS statement on the stabbing said:

""We were called at 7:22pm... 8 May to Thornton Heath railway station to reports of a person injured.

"We sent a number of resources to the scene: an incident response officer, an advanced paramedic practitioner, a clinical team manager, a medic in a response car and an ambulance crew.

"We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated a male at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre by road."