Man armed with hammer detained at mosque in Southall, west London – The Guardian

Man armed with hammer detained at mosque in Southall, west London - The Guardian

Ealing mosque incident: Man armed with hammer detained by worshippers

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.

Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Science & Tech Business Ents & Arts Offbeat Analysis Opinion Sky Views Videos Weather Watch Live Man armed with hammer detained by Ramadan worshippers at London mosque A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm and is in custody at a west London police station. By Emily Mee, news reporter

He has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm and is in custody at a west London police station.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “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.”

Southall mosque: Hammer attack man detained by worshippers

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

Five mosques had their windows smashed in one night, and CCTV footage obtained by Sky News showed a person slinging a sledgehammer through several windows at the Witton Islamic Centre.

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