Matt Hancock ‘assaulted’ at Tube station

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting former health secretary Matt Hancock on the London Underground.

The politician was approached at Westminster station at rush hour.

British Transport Police said in a statement: ‘We received a report of a man being assaulted and harassed at Westminster Underground station at 8.47am yesterday morning (January 24).

‘A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of common assault and a public order offence and remains in custody. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.’

More to follow…

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