UPDATE: New image appeal following assault

  • Mon,16 Dec 2019 01:25:13 PM

Do you know these people

London Dec 16 (MP/BAN) Detectives investigating an assault in Amhurst Park on Friday, 29 November have released new images of two men they wish to identify.

Detective Superintendent Adam Ghaboos, from the Met’s Central East Basic Command Unit, said: “Officers are continuing to investigate this attack on a 54-year-old man that took place at approximately 21:45hrs in Amhurst Park. As part of their enquiries they would like to speak to the two men in the images we have released today.

“I have no doubt that someone will know who they are and I would very much like to identify these men so that they can be spoken to by my officers.

“Luckily, the victim did not suffer any serious injuries in this attack, however he was subjected to a barrage of vile anti-Semitic abuse that no one should be subjected to. Hate crime in Hackney, like the rest of London, will absolutely not be tolerated.”

On Saturday, 30 November, officers were notified by a third party that a man had told them he had been assaulted the previous evening in the same location.

Officers from Hackney immediately began an investigation. They attempted to make contact with the victim, however soon identified he had left the country on a pre-planned trip. 

Extensive inquiries enabled the investigative team to locate him on Tuesday, 3 December. He has provided a full account of the incident and is being supported by officers from the Met. As a result of the incident, the victim suffered minor injuries.

Detective Superintendent Ghaboos, added: “Anyone who believes they witnessed the incident or has further information on the identity of the males pictured should call 07500 850625 quoting Cad 6332/30Nov.”

Officers would urge anyone with information about hate crime to contact police immediately via 101 or through Twitter @MetCC – in an emergency, phone 999; this will enable to use to act as quickly as possible to catch those responsible. 

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously to report crime on 0800 555 111. 

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