Man jumps to defence of Muslim woman targeted by racists on London Underground

Ashley Powys, 22, from London, was on a Tube leaving from Oxford Circus on his journey home to Muslim woman blamed on Tube for Paris attacks... so this guy stepped inStockwell.

He had sat opposite a young girl wearing a hijab. They exchanged smiles, but not words.

Then, Ashley noticed the girl look up before suddenly looking away as he heard a voice from behind him say loudly ‘F***ing p***’.

He took to Facebook to speak of the ordeal.

The post has now been shared over 18,000 times and has received more than 41,000 likes…MORE: metro.co.uk