UPDATE: Man appears in court charged in connection with Stamford Hill assaults
A man charged with a number of assaults on members of the Jewish community in Hackney has appeared in court.
Abdullah Qureshi, 28 (11.10.92), of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court today charged with:
One count of racially or religiously aggravated wounding or grievous bodily harm;
Four counts of racially or religiously aggravated common assault;
One count of racially or religious aggravated criminal damage.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, 1 October.
Detectives from the Central East Command Unit began an investigation following a series of five incidents, which all occurred in the Stamford Hill area on Wednesday, 18 August.