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Officers investigating a number of assaults on members of the Jewish community in Hackney have charged a man

Abdullah Qureshi, 28 of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 4 September, charged with:

One count of racially or religiously aggravated wounding or grievous bodily harm;
Four counts of racially or religiously aggravated common assault;
One count of racially or religious aggravated criminal damage.
Detectives from the Central East Command Unit began an investigation following a series of five incidents, which all occurred in the Stamford Hill area on Wednesday, 18 August.

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