Man Stabbed at London Mosque, Police Arrest Suspect

Wire Service
By Wire Service
February 20, 2020UKshare
Man Stabbed at London Mosque, Police Arrest Suspect
An armed police officer stands guard near Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London on March 22, 2017. (Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at a mosque in central London.

Officers were called to the mosque near Regent’s Park just after 3 p.m. local time, and found a man in his 70s with stab injuries, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

Images and videos posted to social media appear to show officers restraining a man in a red sweater on the floor of the mosque.

The victim has been taken to hospital, and his injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

This is a breaking story, more to follow.

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