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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

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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.

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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.


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