August 27, 2021

UK - Men subject to antisemitic abuse on Bournemouth seafront

Picture of two men
police would like to speak to
Bournemouth
- TWO people looking to hire bikes from a rental company on Bournemouth seafront were subject to antisemitic abuse by two men returning bikes.

Police have now released an image of two people they would like to speak to in relation to the incident.

At around 3.55pm on Tuesday, August 3, at Front Bike Hire on Bournemouth seafront, to the east of Bournemouth Pier, two men aged in their 30s were enquiring about renting some bikes when they were the subject of antisemitic abuse by two other men, who were just returning their bikes to the location.

Police Constable Olivia Galliver, of Bournemouth police, said: “Dorset Police takes all forms of hate crime very seriously and we are carrying out a full investigation to try and identify the men involved in this incident.

“I am issuing an image of two people we would like to speak to as part of our enquiries and would urge anyone with information as to their identity to please come forward.”