UK - Jewish man assaulted in antisemitic attack in Hamstead

A screengrab taken from CCTV footage shows a man wanted in connection with the attack outside West Hampstead overground station on 2 December. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA
- A Jewish man has been assaulted and a Hanukka stall damaged in an antisemitic 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 antisemitic 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.

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