Two Jewish men attacked on the street the day before Holocaust Memorial Day

Published on Jan 29, 2022
A teenager has been arrested after two Jewish men were attacked in north London while locking up their shop.

Police were called at 9.50pm on Wednesday to the scene in Cadoxton Avenue, Haringey, after receiving reports that two men had been assaulted.

They were taken to a north London hospital to be treated.

One man suffered bruising and a fractured bone in his hand while the second also suffered bruising and has an eye injury, the Shomrim neighbourhood watch team said.

The group aided the victims and police after the incident, which took place the day before Holocaust Memorial Day.

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Fairview Road on suspicion of actual bodily harm. He remains in custody.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said the incident is being treated as a hate crime.

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