A Metropolitan Police spokesman said Daniel Horton, 29, had been charged with GBH and possession of a bladed article on Friday.

He is set to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later today.

The Met Police’s statement said: “This follows an incident at approximately 3.10pm on Thursday, February 20.

“A man, aged in his 70s, was taken to hospital for treatment to stab injuries – he was discharged following treatment.

“Officers from the Central West Command Unit investigate.”

Raafat Maglad in hospital after he was stabbed at the London Central Mosque

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