Man shouting ‘Allah, Allah’ and ‘I’m going to kill you all’ detained in Stamford Hill

A man who reportedly shouted “Allah, Allah” while threatening to kill people in north-east London has been detained by police.

Officers descended on the scene of the incident in Leaside Road, Stamford Hill, shortly after 10am on Thursday.

Neighbourhood watch group Shomrim, who were following the man, said he was shouting in Arabic and saying “I’m going to kill you all”.

Michael Scher, from Stamford Hill Shomrim, told the Standard: “The man was shouting threats, with members of the public rushing away from him, fearing for their immediate safety.

“Thankfully police were able to detain him, and prevent further incident.”

A spokesman for the Met Police said: “Officers attended and subsequently located and stopped the man in Lealand Road.

“He was detained by officers under the Mental Heath Act.

“No one was injured. This is not being treated as terror-related.

“The man was stopped by police and subsequently sectioned under the mental health act.”

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