Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

Man arrested after Jeremy Corybn hit by egg during mosque visit

Jeremy Corbyn was hit by the egg during a visit to a mosque on Sunday. Credit: PA

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was hit by an egg during a visit to a mosque on Sunday.

Scotland Yard said that a 41-year-old man had been arrested over the egg throwing incident on Seven Sisters Road, north London.

The man was "quickly detained", according to a police statement.

Mr Corbyn, whose Labour Party announced this week that it would back a second referendum on Brexit, was not harmed during the incident.

The visit was to mark Visit My Mosque Day