London police seek four men after ‘racist’ coronavirus attack on East Asian student

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Police have discharged pictures of four men they wish to address in connection with a “racism attack” where speculates focused on a Singapore man of Chinese ethnicity in London.

Jonathan Mok wrote on Facebook that he was attacked by a group of people on Oxford Street on February 24, taking note of that one of his aggressors referenced the coronavirus outbreak during the attack.

Police investigating a "racially aggravated assault" have released images of four men they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

Police researching a “racist attack” has discharged pictures of four men they wish to address in connection with the episode.

London’s Metropolitan Police said the 23-year-old was punched, kicked and supported facial wounds in the attack, which comes during a period of expanding xenophobia against individuals of East Asian appearance in the UK and around the globe. Police told CNN on Thursday that no captures have yet been made.


Officers were called to Oxford Street, near Tottenham Court Road Station, on February 24 to reports of a man being assaulted.

Detective Sergeant Emma Kirby, the officer in the case, said the attack leftt he victim "shaken and hurt."

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