Ramadan worshippers detained man at 4.30am but police say incident not being treated as terror related
The Metropolitan police said officers was called to a mosque in Hayes Road, Southall, in the early hours of Monday. The force had received reports of a man armed with a hammer shortly after 4.30am.
He has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm and is in custody at a west London police station.
It is believed the man may have been involved in a dispute with people who he believed to have been attendees from the mosque the previous day, police said.
Worshippers detained a 38-year-old man at a mosque after he allegedly tried to attack people with a hammer