Man reportedly tries to pull off woman's hijab in UK subway

A man tried to pull off a Muslim woman’s hijab as she was waiting for the train and spat at her friend’s face at the subway in the British capital London, says the victim.

Aniso Abdulkadir reported the suspected hate crime on Twitter on Sunday, triggering an investigation into the matter.

She posted a picture of the alleged attacker, 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.”

She added that, “He proceeded to verbally abuse my friends and I, pinning one of them against the wall and spitting in her face.”

A woman accompanying the attacker was also threatening and verbally abusive.

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Abdulkadir’s effort to identify the attacker was welcome on Twitter…

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