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John Phillips , Senior Reporter
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Police released pictures of these men today after a racially aggravated assault in Dagenham.
The four young men were caught on CCTV on an N15 bus before two Asian men were attacked in Fieldway.
Police said the victims, both aged 22, were followed from the bus and set upon at around 3.30am on June 17.
A Met spokesman said: “The men shown in the CCTV stills are wanted for questioning in connection with a racial assault on two Asian men who were followed from an N15 night bus. Anyone who can name these individuals should call Crimestoppers.”
Witnesses are asked to quote picture reference numbers if they contact the confidential information line on 0800 555 111.
The number of animals reported stolen from Barking and Dagenham more than doubled in the first three months of this year, new figures show.
The number of job benefit claimants has fallen by more than 2,000, new figures show.
One hundred years ago, a global war began that saw more than 16million people killed and a further 20m wounded. In this week’s feature to mark the centenary of the First World War, Sophie Morton finds out how the story of Barking’s own war hero is being told to a new audience.