Itongadol.-Police have looked into antisemitic messages scrawled on benches in North London this week.
A bench on Clapton Common near a synagogue was daubed with graffiti. The graffiti in the area, which has a significant strictly Orthodox Jewish community said ‘stop bombing kids’, ‘free palestine’ and ‘Nazi = Zionist’.
Posted on social media by neighbourhood watch group Shomrim, the incident was reported to the police after it was spotted on Tuesday.
A police spokesperson said they “were made aware of an alleged hate crime regarding graffiti left on a park bench in Clapton Common, Hackney, on Tuesday August 30. This was recorded as a faith hate crime, and investigated but due to the lack of forensic evidence or any eye witnesses there are not currently any leads officers can pursue..”