London police are investigating an assault that may be a hate crime.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the area of Market Lane and Talbot Street for a disturbance.

Police say two men had assaulted a lone male, pushing him to the ground and punching him repeatedly.

Two 24-year old London men have been charged with assault.

London Police Hate Crime officers have determined the alleged assault has elements of a hate/bias motivated offence.

The victim only received minor injuries.

Contact police if you have any information regarding this incident.