Armed police arrest man at London address following pensioner stabbing – exclusive video

Thomas O’Halloran, 87, was riding his mobility scooter in Greenford, west London, when he was stabbed

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Footage shared exclusively with GB News shows a man being arrested following the fatal stabbing of pensioner Thomas O’Halloran.

Officers were called to Cayton Road in Greenford, west London, on Tuesday to reports of a stabbing, before Mr O’Halloran was declared dead at the scene.

Detectives believe Mr O’Halloran was stabbed in Western Avenue at about 4pm before managing to travel around 75 yards on his mobility scooter to Runnymede Gardens, where he flagged down a member of the public for help.

Earlier today, the Metropolitan Police confirmed that a man had been arrested at an address in Southall in the early hours of Thursday.

Footage obtained by GB News shows armed officers arriving at an address in Allenby Road, Southall, at approximately 1.30am on Thursday.

The arrest took place in the early hours of Thursday morning
The arrest took place in the early hours of Thursday morning

They closed the road before targeting the suspect's house.

An officer can be heard speaking to the suspect from a distance, saying: “We’re armed police officers, you need to follow our instructions and come down the stairs.

“Show me both hands and show me you’ve got nothing in them.

“What I want you to do is put your hands on top of your head and walk slowly down the stairs towards my voice, do you understand?”

Police closed the road before targeting the suspect's house
Police closed the road before targeting the suspect's house

Two armed officers then handcuffed the man and took him away up the street.

Speaking following the arrest, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Eastwood, who is leading the investigation, said: “I would like to thank the public for their overwhelming support following this horrific incident.

"As a result of the release of a CCTV image yesterday, an arrest has been made and this investigation is progressing at pace.

“Mr O’Halloran’s family have been updated with this development and continue to be supported by specially trained officers.”