Police and Southeastern launched an operation yesterday at Lewisham station to catch fare evaders and those carrying weapons.
A knife arch was set up and passengers checked upon exiting. Two arrests were made. According to Welling Police, who assisted the British Transport Police and Southeastern staff:
“A Male was arrested for Recall to Prison following a drug stop. A second Male was arrested for fare evasion, trespass on the railway and assaulting an Emergency worker”.