A man arrested after threats were allegedly made to staff and shoppers at a Sainsbury’s store in Hackney.

The Metropolitan Police were called at around 4.40pm on Sunday (December 24) to reports of a man causing a disturbance at the supermarket in Amhurst Park, Stamford Hill.

Officers arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of common assault and assault of an emergency services worker.

He was taken into police custody, an outcome for which is still awaited.

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A Met Police spokesperson said no injuries were sustained in the incident.

A video clip of an altercation between a man and security staff shows him apparently being dragged out of the store.

Officers continue to enquire into the circumstances of the case. The Gazette has contacted Sainsbury's for a comment.