Police taser man ‘attacking people’ in Regent’s Park Mosque
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Officers were called early this morning at 1.22am to reports of a man attacking people at Regents Park Mosque.
Police attended and found a man waving an object around, although there were no reports of anyone injured.
The man was tasered and arrested on suspicion of affray and has been taken into custody at a central London police station.
The item being waved was found to be a shoe horn taken from the Mosque.
The incident is not being treated as terrorism related at this time.
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Officers are keeping an open mind regarding any motivation for the incident.
Enquiries by Westminster officers are ongoing.
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Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, can contact police in Westminster via 101, or via Twitter @MetCC.
To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.