Tube attacker made grab for woman's hijab

Postado Julho 17, 2017

The victim, Aniso Abdulkadir, posted the image to her Twitter account after the incident took place in Baker Street.

According to The Independent, the alleged incident occurred when the woman, who has identified herself as Aniso Abdulkadir, was waiting for a tube at the Baker Street station during the early hours of Saturday morning.

He proceeded to verbally abuse my friends and I, pinning one of them against the wall and spitting in her face.

"I would like to confirm I never hit or attacked anyone I simply defused the situation by separating them", said Pawel Uczciwek.

The British Transport Police say that they have received a statement from Uczciwek and are treating the suspected attack as a hate crime.

"The police is fully cooperating with me and will be able to obtain CCTV footage showing the three women attempting to attack my partner because we are in an interracial relationship".

BTP urge anyone with information on the incident to get in touch by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40.

One of the woman's friends also tweeted what happened, and said it was "completely unprovoked" and happened at just after 12am.

'The woman was throwing out threats and was also verbally abusive'.

This man at Baker Street station forcefully attempted to pull my hijab off and when I instinctively grabbed ahold of my scarf he hit me, she tweeted.

(Web Desk) - Police in the United Kingdom are probing a suspected hate crime after a man allegedly pulled off a Muslim woman's hijab and spat at her friend.

"I'd just like to take a moment to emphasise on my disgust on the people who witnessed a grown man pull an 18 year old's hijab and remain silent".

"Behaviour like this is totally unacceptable and will not be tolerated", a spokesman for the BTP said.

"Believe me, there were more than 20 to 30 people and not a single person helped".

Racial and religious hate crimes are increasing across the United Kingdom with reports showing that such incidents increased 23% (from 40,741 to 49,921) in the 11 months following the European Union referendum.