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Britain / 16-03-2014

Antisemitic comments and gestures on the Tube

Source: standard


Wanted: the men are alleged to have made antisemitic commentsWanted: the men are alleged to have made antisemitic comments

London - Police are hunting two men after a Tube passenger was allegedly subjected to antisemitic comments and gestures.

 

The alleged victim, 20, who is from Hendon, is said to have been targeted on a Northern Line train after getting on at Leicester Square at around 5.30pm on February 18.

 

Wanted: the men are alleged to have made anti-semitic comments

Wanted: the men are alleged to have made antisemitic comments

 

Detectives today released the images of two men wanted in connection with the alleged incident, which they are treating as a hate crime.

 

Detective Constable Oliver Carne said: "During the journey two men boarded the service and made antisemitic remarks and gestures towards the victim.

 

"This was an intimidating and upsetting experience for the victim and I’d urge anyone who recognises these two men, or has any information that could assist officers with the investigation, to contact us.

 

"Hate crime is completely unacceptable and we will do everything we can to bring offenders to justice."