Wednesday, March 23, 2016

UK: Jewish man forced to move carriages after anti-Semitic abuse from Chelsea fans on train

Via Evening Standard:
An Orthodox Jewish rail passenger was abused by a group of Chelsea fans after he was subjected to anti-Semitic chants following an FA Cup clash.

British Transport Police said the man was forced to move carriages after he was singled out by football supporters on a train from Milton Keynes to Euston on Sunday, January 31.

Detectives today released an image of a man they believe may have knowledge of the incident as part of a wider appeal for information.

“The carriage was crowded and they began using foul language. One of them singled out an Orthodox Jewish man and all of the men began chanting anti-Semitic abuse at him.”
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