Neo-Nazi stabs Orthodox Jewish man in unprovoked attackBy Mason White 2:33 PM June 24, 2014
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By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) An Orthodox Jewish man was stabbed by a neo-Nazi after a music event turned violent, police in the United Kingdom said.
The music event in Markfield Park, South Tottenham, erupted in violence when a group of men began attacking passersby with stones and flares.
The group members are believed to belong to the Polish extreme nationalist group, Zjednoczeni Emigranci. A police spokesperson said that they were called to the park at about 7:10 p.m., on reports of a disturbance.
The 24-year-old victim was taken to a hospital with a stab wound, and was later released. Although no one has been arrested in connection with the stabbing, police arrested and charged a man with religious and racially aggravated common assault for pushing a Jewish man who wearing a kippah.
“We will not tolerate such behavior in Haringey,” the police spokesperson said. An anti-fascist vigil was held in response to the incident outside the Tottenham Town Hall.