A Jewish man has been threatened with a knife in broad daylight in Tower Hamlets, it is claimed.
Police arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence after the incident on Dunbridge Street yesterday morning.
A knife was recovered from the suspect who remains in police custody, Tower Hamlets Police confirmed.
The Community Security Trust is in contact with the victim and giving him support.
To report information which may help with enquiries, you can contact the Metropolitan Police on 101 or tweet at @MetCC.