Man arrested after alleged anti-Muslim rant at Harold Hill primary school

Broadford Primary School.

Broadford Primary School. - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making a racist rant a Harold Hill primary school.

Police were called to Broadford Primary School, Faringdon Avenue, at 3.30pm today after reports of an argument.

One man, who is said not to be a parent of a child attending the school or a teacher, was escorted from the premises and arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated Section 4 public order offence – using threatening, abusive, or insulting words or behaviour towards another person.

He has been taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody.

Headteacher, Malcolm Drakes, said a man was quickly escorted from the school premises following the unfortunate incident and praised police for their quick response.