A man armed with a large stick was seen shouting abuse and chasing Jewish families on their way to synagogue in Stamford Hill.
According to witnesses, the man appeared to be trailing the visibly Jewish passers-by specifically.
The incident took place on Dunmore Road at 09:00 last Saturday 2nd January and was reported by Stamford Hill Shomrim, the Jewish volunteer neighbourhood watch patrol.
If you have any more information, please contact the police on 101 or Stamford Hill Shomrim on 0300 999 0123, quoting reference number: CAD5521 05/01/2021.
Campaign Against Antisemitism’s analysis of Home Office statistics shows that an average of over three hate crimes are directed at Jews every single day in England and Wales, with Jews almost four times more likely to be targets of hate crimes than any other faith group.
Campaign Against Antisemitism’s Antisemitism Barometer 2019 showed that close to two thirds of British Jews believe that the authorities, in general, are not doing enough to address and punish antisemitism.