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Suspect charged with assaulting 5 Jews in London’s Stamford Hill

A man in traditional Muslim garb is seen punching an ultra-Orthodox man in the street, in the heavily-Jewish neighborhood of Stamford Hill. (Screenshot/Twitter)
A man in traditional Muslim garb is seen punching an ultra-Orthodox man in the street, in the heavily-Jewish neighborhood of Stamford Hill. (Screenshot/Twitter)

A man accused of assaulting Jews in London’s Stamford Hill neighborhood appears in court today as he is charged over the attacks.

Abdullah Qureshi, 28, is accused of assaulting five people on August 18, including a 64-year-old he allegedly punched, knocking him unconscious. Police arrested Qureshi on Thursday.

The charges against Qureshi are one count of racially or religiously aggravated wounding or grievous bodily harm; four counts of racially or religiously aggravated common assault; and one count of racially or religious aggravated criminal damage.

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