West Hampstead hate crime: Police appeal for help

Camden Council is urging residents to respond to a police appeal to trace a man wanted in connection for a hate crime in Camden.

Police have released CCTV images of the man they want to speak with, following a reported anti-Semitic assault outside West Hampstead Overground station on Heritage Lane, NW6 on Thursday 2 December 2021.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to call police via 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 6588/02Dec. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Councillor Abdul Hai, Cabinet Member for Young people, Equalities and Cohesion and Councillor Nadia Shah, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities at Camden Council, said: “Camden is no place for hate. We want to reassure all of our Jewish residents that anti-Semitism will not be tolerated and we urge our residents to help the police in their investigations by providing any information they may have on this incident.”

Find out more information on what constitutes a hate crime and how to report it.