Teen admits punching Singapore student saying: ‘I don’t want your coronavirus in my country’

A teenage boy, 15, has admitted to attacking a Singaporean student after telling him: ‘I don’t want your coronavirus in my country’.

The boy singled out Jonathan Mok, then 23, as he walked along Oxford Street on February 24 – four weeks before the UK entered lockdown. Mr Mok said he turned around to a group of men after hearing the racist comment, before one man said ‘don’t you dare look at me’ and punched him in the face.

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source: Metro

2020-08-11 00:20
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