A tender guy who stormed right into a mosque discharging endure spray and sporting a hatchet Saturday morning close to Toronto used to be subdued through worshipers.
Mohammad Moiz Omar, 24, used to be arrested round 7 a.m. at Dar Al-Tawheed Islamic Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, police mentioned. The incident is being investigated as a conceivable hate crime.
Omar entered the construction all through morning prayers and in an instant began spraying the endure spray, in keeping with police. He used to be retaining a hatchet and “different sharp edged guns,” the mosque mentioned in a Fb put up.
“Earlier than he may just inflict hurt on any worshipers, a number of congregants bravely have been ready to forestall him in his tracks,” in keeping with the put up. They held Omar till the law enforcement officials arrived.
The one accidents have been from the endure spray. Police mentioned they’re “taking into consideration all conceivable motivations, together with hate motivation” for the assault. They mentioned it used to be an remoted incident.