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Stamford Hill rabbi attack: Two boys charged with racially-aggravated GBH

PUBLISHED: 10:05 18 December 2019 | UPDATED: 10:05 18 December 2019

Two teens were stabbed in Shoreditch on Sunday morning. Photo: PA/Joe Giddens

Two teens were stabbed in Shoreditch on Sunday morning. Photo: PA/Joe Giddens

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Two boys have been charged with racially-aggravated GBH after a senior rabbi was beaten up in Stamford Hill last month.

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The pair, 14 and 15, will appear at Stratford Youth Court on January 7 after handing themselves in this week following a media appeal.

The victim, a 54-year-old dayan who sits as a judge in Judaic courts, was in Hackney for a family wedding when he was allegedly attacked while walking back to a relative's home in Amhurst Park just before 10pm on November 29.

He was left bleeding on the pavement.


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