London (CNN)Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a prayer leader was stabbed at a mosque in central London.
Officers were called to the mosque near Regent’s Park just after 3 p.m. local time, and found a man in his 70s with stab injuries, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
The victim has been taken to hospital, and his injuries are not life-threatening, police said.
Images and videos posted to social media appear to show officers restraining a man in a red sweater on the floor of the mosque.
Eyewitnesses told CNN there were around 100 people in the mosque at the time, and several helped pin the assailant to the ground.
One video posted online showed a knife on the floor next to the m