A police medic was assaulted during a pro-Tommy Robinson rally on Saturday (3 August).

Police tweeted out: “Do you recognise the men pictured? bit.ly/33bJtPf A police medic was assaulted during a protest dubbed “Free Tommy Robinson” in central London on Saturday, 3 August. Please call 0208 246 0076 quoting the image number. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously.”

The tweet was commented on in a really-tweet by Superintendent Roy Smith who said: “Please share far and wide so that those responsible for this cowardly attack on a @metpoliceuk medic are held to account for their disgusting behaviour.”

Smith also commented:“Attacks on police officers, as with an attack on any emergency service worker, are attacks on the basic fabric of a civilised society.

“The sole purpose of deploying police medics to an event is to ensure the safety of those attending and provide care to those who require it.

“We have a dedicated team in place to investigate incidents like this at public order events, and rest assured we will not stop until those responsible are identified and brought to justice.

“I would urge anyone who has information relating to this sickening and cowardly attack to come forward, which you can do in complete confidence. I appeal to those involved, those who were with them on the day, or those who know who they are to do the right thing and come forward.”

Anyone who recognises the individuals in these images, or has any information about the violence which occurred as part of these protests can speak to the Public Order Investigation Team directly on 0208 246 0076 quoting the image number or e-mail liam.day@met.pnn.police.uk. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference 6552636/19 and the image number. They do not ask your name and cannot trace your call.

Image Credit: Met Police.

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