British Transport Police has released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a spate of antisemitic stickers on London Underground. The stickers used Nazi terminology and swastikas had been drawn on by hand. British Transport Police has so far identified seven stickers at Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden stations, which they were notified about during rush hour between Tuesday 10th January and Thursday 12th January.
The stickers were removed and British Transport Police has reviewed CCTV to try to identify the culprit. The image released is of a many they would like to speak to. Anyone with any information is asked to send a text to 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 174 of 07/02/2017. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Investigating officer Ben Hurley said: “There is no place for intolerance and racism in our society and we take a firm stance against anyone who carries out these offences. All instances of hate crime are taken extremely seriously and we would actively encourage anyone who has spotted these stickers on public transport to contact us. Our enquiries are ongoing and I am hopeful that someone will recognise the man in the CCTV images.”
— BTP (@BTP) February 8, 2017