British police are investigating claims that three ultra-Orthodox Jewish shoppers in conspicuous Jewish dress were attacked Wednesday evening at a shopping center in a north London borough.
The Algemeiner reports that the three were pelted with gas canisters by individuals in a white pickup who screamed, “Hitler is on the way to you, heil Hitler!”
Although no injuries were reported, the three were treated by Jewish neighborhood watch Shomrim volunteers.
The local Shomrim chapter posted pictures of the alleged canisters on Twitter:
Shomrim volunteer Michael Blayer said:
The verbal abuse was disgusting, and small objects were thrown towards the victims, making them fear for their immediate safety. Shomrim are supporting the victims. The incident has been reported to the Metropolitan Police, I have absolute confidence in our local police that this will be thoroughly investigated. I encourage anyone who witnessed this incident or who may have experienced a similar incident to report it.