'Kill all Jews' threats to estate agency staff

By Jessica Elgot, February 16, 2012
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A gang, shouting "we will kill all you Jews", smashed the windows of a Jewish estate agents in Edgware, witnesses claim.

They say that three burly men entered the Melvin Jacobs agency in Manor Park Crescent around Tuesday lunch-time, being joined shortly afterwards by a teenager and a woman. The antisemitic threats were directed at three staff members.

One witness said: "I heard them shouting that they were Iranian and saying they would 'blow them up'. It was terrifying - the men were foaming at the mouth.

"They were carrying on shouting and screaming even after the police arrived. I felt so sorry for the staff."

A Barnet police representative said: "We were called to an incident in Edgware and one individual was arrested, who was later released as neither party was prepared to make any allegations. We are treating this as a civil dispute. Police will investigate further if either party asks for our assistance."

    Last updated: 4:06pm, February 16 2012