Man charged over alleged Islamophobic attack on London bus

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged Islamophobic attack on a pensioner on a London bus, police said.

Kashif Samuels, 25, has been charged with a racially aggravated public order offence over an incident on a crowded 149 service in Tottenham, north London, on 15 October, Scotland Yard said.

Video footage posted on social media showed the pensioner being shouted at before his walking frame was thrown off the bus.

Samuels, of Tottenham, will appear at Highbury Corner magistrates court on 26 October.

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