Neasden Temple thanks police following alleged attempted arson

PUBLISHED: 18:33 26 May 2020 | UPDATED: 18:33 26 May 2020

Neasden Temple. Picture: Kamlesh Patel

Neasden Temple. Picture: Kamlesh Patel


A Southall man arrested on suspicion of attempted arson at a Neasden Temple was later sectioned.

Harlesden and Stonebridge Safer Neighbourhood officers arrested a 39-year-old man on May 19 after an incident on May 10.

You may also want to watch:

However, he was then sectioned under the Mental Health Act and is receiving care from mental health professionals.

The Neasden Temple thanked the Harlesden and Stonebridge Safer Neighbourhood officers for their investigations.

A man was seen pouring liquid from a jerry can onto the pavement by the temple, but fled the scene after being disturbed by members of the public.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Brent & Kilburn Times. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Kilburn Times