DI Nia Mellor, of the British Transport Police, said: “This was a violent assault committed during rush hour on the tube network, causing great concern to members of the travelling public.
“Fortunately, the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and he is in a stable condition. Officers will be at the scene today carrying our further enquiries and I ask any witnesses to please get in touch.”
Enquiries into the incident are ongoing. No arrests have been made.