Teen subjected to anti-Semitic abuse and assault on London Bus

6 January 2020, 05:41

The incident took place on a bus
The incident took place on a bus. Picture: Google Maps
EJ Ward

By EJ Ward

A 13-year-old boy was punched in the stomach before being subjected to anti-Semitic abuse while travelling on a bus in London.

The teenager was attacked while travelling along High Road towards Stamford Hill in north London at about 11.45am on Sunday, according to a Twitter post retweeted by the Metropolitan Police's Haringey account.

The tweet, which was posted by the Shomrim group, said a male hit the boy, who was Jewish, and shouted: "You stupid Jews think you own the world."

The Met confirmed it had received a report of anti-Semitic abuse and an assault taking place on a bus in the Stamford Hill area

A Met spokesman said no arrests have been made and inquiries continue.

There were no reports of any serious injuries, Scotland Yard said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 4968/5Jan.