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Man found guilty

by: Leslie Bunder - Last updated: 2006-07-06

Crown Court

Crown Court

A 20-year-old man has been found guilty at the Inner London Crown Court of causing racial harassment to a 19-year-old Jewish man in Stamford Hill, north London.

Bamidele Omisore-Arayemi, from Bournemouth was charged under section 4 of the public order for the incident which happened on January 5 2005.

During the evening, Omisore-Arayemi walked into a restaurant where the Jewish man was working, insulted staff as well as customers, made a Nazi gesture and left the premises.

Omisore-Arayemi is due to be sentenced on July 31.

The incident was among a spate of attacks on the Jewish community during the end of 2004 and start of 2005.

Other attacks were said to have involved a gang of men described as black and Asian.

Police at Stoke Newington station are still appealing for information to help them on 020 7275 3281.