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Appeal following racial abuse incident in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after a racially aggravated incident.

The incident happened on Regent Street, York at approximately 4.10pm on Friday 31 January 2020 and involved a man using racially abusive language.

We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular anyone who might have witnessed it take place or who might be able to identify the man.

The description of the man is as follows: white, 5ft 9″ tall, 35-40 years old, slim build and appeared to have bowed legs. The male was wearing a plain black hat pulled down to his eyebrows, plain fitted black puffa coat, and plain brown or grey trousers.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for collar number 1404 Steele. You can also email luke.steele@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200019753.

Contact details:
Luke Steele - #1404
luke.steele@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 07880463652
Incident reference:
12200019753
Last modified: February 10, 2020