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Investigation following anti-Semitic abuse on bus

News   •   Jul 04, 2021 17:30 BST

An investigation is ongoing after a man was subjected to a torrent of anti-Semitic abuse on a bus in central London.

The incident happened at around 23:40hrs on Saturday, 3 July. A man was reported to have made anti-Semitic comments and threats towards another passenger on a route 113 bus near Oxford Circus.

Officers are aware of a video posted on social media following the incident and will be meeting the victim to gather further information about this incident.

Enquiries are ongoing. There has been no arrest at this time.

Behaviour of this kind and abuse against any individual or group has no place in our city. We will not tolerate it and will act quickly and robustly in response to all reported crimes of this nature.

Anybody who witnessed this incident or has information that may assist police is asked to call 101 and quote 8333/3July.

+ If you experience hate crime of any kind, we would urge you to report it. Officers are ready to investigate offences and support anyone who has been affected by someone else's prejudice, ignorance or violence. To report a hate crime, call police on 101, report online or tweet @MetCC. If there is an immediate risk or an emergency situation, always call 999.