Armed trespasser boards Peckham train: Tasered by police

Police tasered an armed trespasser who jumped on board a train in Peckham this afternoon.

The man ran along tracks before climbing onto the 12:45pm train from Beckenham Junction to London Bridge at Queens Road Peckham station.

Passengers praised the driver as some hid in the cab.

The suspect was tasered. Detective Superintendent Nicky Arrowsmith from the Central South Command Unit said: “This incident highlights the challenges that police officers confront on a daily basis.

“I am very proud of the courage and determination of all the officers involved, and pleased that their work helped ensure no member of the public suffered any harm.”

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I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

2 thoughts on “Armed trespasser boards Peckham train: Tasered by police

  • February 18, 2020 at 7:07 pm

    I was actually about when that happened it was more like 1pm almost, well it certainly caused a bit of a scene 🤨🇬🇧

  • February 18, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    Great work from both the Met Police and the Train Driver following the incident at Peckham this afternoon. Working together to stop people from being harmed This incident could have been so much worse. So thank you and well done to you all.


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