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Appeal for witnesses following suspected hate crime in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and victims of a suspected hate crime to come forward following an incident in York city centre

Officers investigating a suspected hate crime are urging witnesses and victims to come forward.

The incident happened in the Minster Yard area at around 5pm on Tuesday 1 September.

It involved the shouting of racially-motivated verbal abuse by a man aged in his 50s, targeted at people who were in this area at the time.

We are asking anyone who may have witnessed or been subjected to this abuse, to come forward and contact police.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

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

Please quote reference number 12200153069 when providing details about this incident.

Contact details:
Philip Derych - #0265
Incident reference:
Last modified: September 4, 2020