A religious Jewish man walking on Upper Clapton Road in Stamford Hill was confronted by a male youth asking him for £1. When the victim replied that he was not carrying any money, the assailant threw off the victim’s hat (worn for religious purposes) in laughter.
The incident took place yesterday at 16:10 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: CAD6529 19/03/2020.
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.