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Man tries to pull off woman's hijab in suspected hate crime on tube (theguardian.com)

Police are investigating a suspected hate crime after a man tried to pull off a Muslim woman’s hijab and spat at her friend in London.

The woman, who posted about the incident on Twitter, was waiting for the tube at Baker Street early on Saturday when she was set upon.

Tweeting under the name Aniso Abdulkadir, she posted a picture of the man who allegedly attacked her, writing: “This man at Baker Street station forcefully attempted to pull my hijab off and when I instinctively grabbed ahold of my scarf he hit me.”  [...] MORE