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CCTV appeal in hunt for racist graffiti vandal

Police investigating racist graffiti sprayed on the wall of a bar in south London have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace.

CCTV image of a man police want to trace Credit: Met Police

The graffiti appeared on the wall in Herne Hill at around 1am on Monday, 25 May. It was reported to police around twelve hours later. Detectives believe the suspect is not, as previously stated, one of a group of overseas tourists who were staying at a flat nearby.

Police were alerted to a name being circulated on social media in relation to the graffiti. Officers spoke with the man named and established that he was not in London at the time of the incident. He is not a suspect in the investigation.

– Met Police

Anyone with information can call the Southwark Community Safety Unit on 101.