British Transport Police are investigating after a drunk football fan shouted antisemitic abuse at a female journalist and made obscene gestures on a packed London train.
The man is filmed being challenged after shouting ‘F..k the Jews’ on the a train from Liverpool Street Station to White Hart Lane in north London.
Sports broadcaster Abbi Summers posted the video and was contacted by British Transport Police which has responsibility for policing the capital’s rail network.
Hi @metpoliceuk would like to report an incident on the 18:45 train from liverpool street to white hart lane. This man continuously shouting anti Semitic comments and behaviour and clearly not sorry when called up on… pic.twitter.com/pIOVWdhN6T— Abbi Grace Summers (@AbbiSummers) December 22, 2021
The video was filmed on the way to the Carabao Cup quarter final between Tottenham and West Ham on Wednesday night.
The man, believed to be a West Ham fan, is filmed making obscene hand gestures to the journalist who challenges him to repeat his offensive antisemitic rant.
On Twitter, Ms Summers was praised for standing up to the lout and West Ham was urged to identify the supporter and take action.