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Police in Haringey are appealing for witnesses and information following a racially motivated assault.

 

At approximately 19:30hrs on Wednesday, 28 September the victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was walking in High Road, N15 with her friend, another woman. As they crossed the road by The College of Haringey, Enfield & North East London, the victim was approached from behind by two males.

 

One of the males has then pulled down the Hijab the victim was wearing before both suspects made off in the direction of Pelham Road, N15.

 

The victim was not injured but was shocked and distressed by the incident.

 

The first suspect is described as a white man, aged in his late 20s or early 30s, with blond or ginger shaved hair and stubble. He was approximately 5ft 6inches tall and was wearing a burgundy coloured hooded top and carrying a Tesco bag in his right hand.

 

The second suspect is described as a man of Mediterranean appearance, aged in his late 20s or early 30s, clean shaven with spiky hair. He was wearing a grey hooded top.

 

Detective Constable Ben Cousin of Haringey Community Safety Unit said:

 

“The was a shocking attack in broad daylight in the middle of a busy street. Racially and religiously motivated crimes will not be tolerated I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this attack to contact police. ”

 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Haringey Police via 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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