‘Scumbag’ hurls disgusting anti-Semitic abuse at cowering Jewish couple as he yells ‘Go back to your own country’ on London bus
- Man launched tirade of abuse towards Jewish couple in Stamford Hill, London
- Rant continues until man exists the bus in Stoke Newington at 12.45pm Monday
- Witness explained the couple were ‘scared to death’ following the incident
A ‘scumbag’ hurled disgusting anti-Semitic abuse at a cowering Jewish couple on a London bus.
The shocking incident took place after the unidentified man boarded the bus in Stamford Hill on Monday, and allegedly became angry when he was held up by the victim’s stroller.
Footage captures the man shouting ‘I will batter the f**k out of them. This is our f***ing country. I’m a f***ing Englishman, go back to your own f***ing damn country’ at the couple.
The pair, who are Hasidic Jews, tell the man ‘we are English’ before he continues: ‘This is our country, not your country.’
The clip continues to show the female victim explaining: ‘We want to go away because of people like you.’
The man, who is stood by the central doors of the bus, responds: ‘Yeah so have some f***ing respect then, f***ing damn c***s’.
Footage captures the man shouting ‘I will batter the f**k out of them. This is our f***ing country. I’m a f***ing Englishman, go back to your own f***ing damn country’ at a Jewish couple in Stamford Hill, London
The passenger continues his tirade, shouting ‘go f*** yourself’ as he exits the bus at Bethune Road in Stoke Newington at around 12.45pm.
A witness to the abuse, who was onboard the bus and is also Jewish, told the Mirror the couple were ‘scared to death’ following the incident.
The man, 27, said: ‘The couple were scared to death. It seems like that scumbag tried to take advantage of them because they were disabled.
‘I’ve never seen anything like it. I was shocked and scared.
‘As a Jew I’ve had people shouting at me from cars in the past but this continued for a good few minutes as if it was an acceptable thing to do.’
He explained it appeared the man launched his furious rant because the couple were slow to enter the bus,
The Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘On the evening of Monday 8 February 2021, police were made aware of a video clip of a racially aggravated incident that took place on a bus near Manor House tube station at around 12.45hrs that day.
The pair, who are Hasidic Jews, tell the man (pictured) ‘we are English’ before he continues: ‘This is our country, not your country’
The passenger continues his tirade, shouting ‘go f*** yourself’ as he exits the bus at Bethune Road in Stoke Newington at around 12.45pm
‘Initial enquiries were carried out from officers from the Central East Command.
‘Given the incident occurred on a bus the investigation it has been passed to the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command to investigate.
Neighbourhood Superintendent for Hackney, Andy Port, said: ‘We take all forms of hate crime seriously whether that be a crime based on a person’s race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or prejudice against a person who is transgender.
‘We deplore any form or hate crime and will do everything in our power to bring to justice those responsible.
‘Should anyone have any information with regards to the incident please contact 101 quoting CAD 5662/8Feb or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.’
It comes as a Holocaust survivor and rabbi had his hat knocked off and was abused in a vile anti-Semitic attack on a bus in North London.
The attacker, a woman, allegedly said to the pensioner: ‘I hate you Jews, it’s not your place, you took our money’.
Thankfully the man wasn’t injured but had his hat knocked off his head in the attack aboard a 76 bus just before 5pm on Tuesday.
When police arrived, the suspect had fled and no arrests have yet been made. The bus route runs from Tottenham Hale through Stamford HIll to Waterloo.
A spokesperson for the Met Police said: ‘Police were called to Stamford Hill, N16, shortly before 5pm on Tuesday February 9 to reports of a religiously-aggravated assault.
‘Officers attended. It was reported a man had been assaulted by a woman on a bus, who also used anti-semitic language.
‘The man’s hat was knocked of his head but he did not suffer any injury. The suspect had left the scene before police arrived.
‘Enquiries are ongoing. There have been no arrests.’
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