Man arrested for attempted murder after mosque stabbing

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at a mosque.

Police were called to the scene in Park Road, near Regent's Park, in central London at around 3.10pm on Thursday.

A man in his 70s was found with stab injuries was taken to hospital.

Scotland Yard said he was treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital, where his condition was assessed as non life-threatening.

The force said officers continue to investigate the circumstances of the stabbing.

Images posted to social media showed a white man in a red hooded top, jeans and bare feet being pinned to the floor by police officers inside the mosque, as others, including a small child, watched on.

One video showed a knife on the floor under a plastic chair.

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