Jewish man assaulted in anti-Semitic attack in Hamstead

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Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to  (Met Police)
Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to (Met Police)

A Jewish man has been assaulted and a Hanukka stall damaged in an anti-Semitic attack in north London.

Officers were called to reports of a racially aggravated assault outside West Hampstead Overground station on Heritage Lane at approximately 7.30pm on December 2.

The suspect made anti-Semitic comments towards the victim, in his twenties, before damaging a display that had been erected to celebrate the festival of Hanukka.

Police said the suspect assaulted the victim and suggested he had a knife, before leaving the scene. The victim was not seriously injured.

Officers have been carrying out inquiries and today released a CCTV image of a man to whom they wish to speak.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to call police via 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 6588/02Dec

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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