Police are investigating after a number of swastikas were spray-painted on the side of vans parked opposite a Jewish school in north London. The vandalised vehicles were spotted next to the Beis Malka Jewish Girls School in Stamford Hill, an area of the capital with a large Jewish population.

One of the vans also had the words 'f**k off' painted on the side. Images of the swastikas were taken by Jewish neighbourhood watch scheme Shomrim, who handed them over to Hackney police.

A spokesperson told the Evening Standard: "Young schoolchildren and their parents were shocked to discover the offensive graffiti.

"Sadly, swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti is far too common in Stamford Hill."

A survey conducted by Stamford Hill Shomrim revealed that there's at least one anti-Semitic attack on Jewish people every day in London, with the victims ranging from young children to mothers with their babies.

According to the study, in just one month in the capital, Jewish people were subjected to assaults, threats to kill and criminal damage.

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Parents were said to be shocked after discovering the Nazi symbols on 14 November 2016 Twitter/@Shomrim