Regent’s Park stabbing: Met Police launch manhunt as man knifed to death near mosque

Regent's Park Mosque. Picture: Flickr R~P~M

Regent's Park Mosque. Picture: Flickr R~P~M - Credit: Archant

A manhunt is under way after a man was stabbed to death near Regent’s Park Mosque this evening.

Police and paramedics were scrambled at 6.15pm to Elmton Court, near Cunningham Place, following reports of a man being attacked.

When they arrived, they found a man with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital, but died soon afterwards. His attackers fled the scene and have not been traced.

Armed officers sealed off the nearby mosque, in Park Road, as the search for the knifemen got under way.

Footage on social media showed cops inside the building.

The Met Police have said the incident isn’t terror related and no one has been arrested.