CCTV Released of Polish Centre Graffiti Attack

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CCTV images have been released of a man police believe to have been responsible for the graffiti attack on the Polish Centre in Hammersmith a few days after the EU Referendum.

Offensive graffiti was daubed on the front of the Polish Social and Cultural Association at 5.23am on Sunday, 26 June 2016. Hammersmith and Fulham Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

Polish Centre Graffiti Attack

CCTV which shows the man approach the location on a pedal cycle with a white frame and stop on top of the stairs outside the door. He is then seen spraying yellow graffiti on the doors of the community centre before making off on his bike in the direction of Hammersmith Broadway. He was wearing an orange hi-vis jacket over a grey hoodie.

Polish Centre Graffiti Attack
Polish Centre Graffiti Attack Polish Centre Graffiti Attack

DC Robert Rodak, from Hammersmith and Fulham's Community Safety Unit, said, "Our enquiries are ongoing and I am now appealing for the public's help in identifying this man. We take incidents of hate crime very seriously so I am keen to hear from anyone who may think they recognise him. Anyone who contacts us will have their information dealt with in the strictest of confidence."

Anyone who recognises the man, or who has any information on who he might be, is urged to contact DC Rodak on 020 246 2605, or non-emergency police number 101, or by tweeting @MetCC.

To give information anonymously Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or at

February 4, 2017

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