WATCH: Moment when police arrest man after suspected terror attack at North London mosque


The moment when police arrested a man in the aftermath of the attack on a mosque in North London has been broadcast by Sky News.

The footage was captured on a mobile device at the scene, and it shows a male being led into a police van while wearing handcuffs.

According to witnesses at the scene, the man had initially been detained by members of the public at the scene, but there are others who also say that two other individuals may have been in the van.

Police have said that the man is 48 years old, and also that he will be formally questioned after being discharged from hospital.

However, no further details have been released other than the fact that he will be subjected to a mental health assessment.

Other witnesses on Sky News have said that the man was heard saying that he wanted to ‘kill Muslims’ and also that he said: ‘I did what I came here to do.’

Another bystander said that once the man had been detained by members of the public, a senior figure within the mosque appealed for a relative amount of calm and discouraged any violence towards the suspect beyond keeping him detained while awaiting the arrival of the police.

Theresa May will chair a meeting of COBRA today, where the response to the suspected terror attack will be discussed for all of the appropriate government agencies.

More information will be published throughout today as and when it is made available by the police and corroborated by mainstream news outlets.