A man has shouted “kill all Jews” at schoolchildren and then assaulted a Jewish man in Hackney, it is alleged.

Police arrested a man on suspicion of attempted robbery and public order offence after the incident on Upper Clapton Road at around 5pm yesterday.

The victim, in his 60s, claimed he was apprehended by a man who racially abused him and demanded money before assaulting him.

The neighbourhood watch group Stamford Hill Shomrim said the offender allegedly shouted, “kill all Jews” at schoolchildren before the reported assault.

Police enquiries continue. Any witnesses to the incident have been asked to contact the Metropolitan Police on 101, with the reference CAD6037.

Source: Jewish News

Related Articles:

Labour to replace Louise Ellman with councillor who was suspended over “inflammatory anti-Semitism remarks”

Labour activists are lining up a councillor who was investigated for antisemitism earlier this year to replace Dame Louise Ellman, who quit the party saying Jew-hate was now...

Pearson to review anti-Israel GCSE textbooks after damning report

Educational publisher Pearson is reviewing an international GCSE textbook about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after a report into the book found them to be filled with "anti-Israel...

UK synagogues urged to “keep doors closed and locked” amid security threats

Jewish communities across the UK are being told to “keep doors closed and locked” at their synagogues in the wake of recent security threats against Jewish places of worship in Europe....

London church apologises for lending building to Holocaust deniers, anti-Israel activists

A London church has apologised for “inadvertently” hosting an anti-Israel event with speakers who deny the Holocaust. They have also promised to donate the income they made from the room...

Jewish gravestones smashed at Kent cemetery on Yom Kippur

A Jewish cemetery in the Kent town of Chatham was vandalised on Yom Kippur. Members discovered numerous gravestones that were smashed and destroyed. Some were intentionally uprooted from the graves...