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Police hunt men allegedly seen putting anti-Semitic material outside Spitalfields and City of London synagogues

PUBLISHED: 08:23 15 November 2017 | UPDATED: 08:29 15 November 2017

Pictures of the suspects seen allegedly placing stickers and posters at the Bevis Marks Synagogue and Sandys Row Synagogue. Picture: Met Police

Pictures of the suspects seen allegedly placing stickers and posters at the Bevis Marks Synagogue and Sandys Row Synagogue. Picture: Met Police

Met Police

Police are appealing for information about two men allegedly seen putting up anti-Semitic posters and stickers outside synagogues.

Pictures of the suspects seen allegedly placing stickers and posters at the Bevis Marks Synagogue and Sandys Row Synagogue. Picture: Met PolicePictures of the suspects seen allegedly placing stickers and posters at the Bevis Marks Synagogue and Sandys Row Synagogue. Picture: Met Police

On Wednesday, August 16 two men were seen placing the material outside Sandys Row Synagogue in Spitalfields and Bevis Marks Synagogue in the City of London, which is Britain’s oldest Jewish place of worship.

One suspect is described as a white man of medium build. He was wearing a light blue and grey hooded top and jeans and carrying a rucksack.

The other is also white and of medium build. He was wearing a black top and light coloured trousers and also carried a rucksack.

The Met have also stated that crimes of this nature are under reported and that victims of hate crime should know that police are committed to bringing perpetrators to justice.

Pictures of the suspects seen allegedly placing stickers and posters at the Bevis Marks Synagogue and Sandys Row Synagogue. Picture: Met PolicePictures of the suspects seen allegedly placing stickers and posters at the Bevis Marks Synagogue and Sandys Row Synagogue. Picture: Met Police

Anyone who recognises either of the men is urged to call the Community Safety Unit at Tower Hamlets on 0207 230 3300 or via 101.


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