Police have released images of four men they wish to speak to in connection with a “racially aggravated assault” where suspects targeted a Singapore man of Chinese ethnicity in central London.

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

London’s Metropolitan Police said the 23-year-old was punched, kicked and sustained facial injuries in the attack, which comes at a time of increasing xenophobia against people of East Asian appearance in the UK and around the world. Police told CNN on Thursday that no arrests have yet been made.

Read more at CNN News


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