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Police appeal over Finsbury Park hate crime incident

Police appeal over Finsbury Park hate crime incident

Categories: Latest News

Monday July 04 2016

The London Evening Standard reports on the ongoing investigation into a hate crime incident at Finsbury Park mosquewith the release of video footage of a man wanted in connection with the attack.

Police were called to the north London mosque at 4.15am on Thursday 26 May after a bag contained pork products was found slung over the gates of the mosque.

Video footage released from CCTV cameras show the man pacing the pavement outside the mosque several times before waiting until no-one was about to carry out the attack.

The man is described by police as white, in his late 30s, around 5ft 9ins tall and of medium build. He was wearing a light-coloured woolly hat, a light coat with a folded down collar and similarly-coloured trousers with dark black shoes.

Anyone with information about the incident, which happened on May 26 at around 4.15am, should call police on 020 7421 0281 or 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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