Exeter police appeal for witnesses after woman racially/religiously abused in city centre
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Friday November 27 2015
The Exeter Express and Echo reports on a police appeal for witnesses in relation to a suspected hate crime in the city.
The local paper reports that police are seeking witnesses to an incident on Wednesday afternoon, 21 October, around 4pm outside the Allstars Sports Bar in the city centre where a woman, who was with her nine year old boy, was verbally abused.
The local paper notes that the comments made are being regarded as “both a racially and religiously motivated hate crime.”
The police appeal states “The suspect is described as being a white woman, aged in her 20’s, about 5′ 5″ in height and of average build. She had short brown hair and was wearing thick rimmed black spectacles. She was also wearing a light pink coloured hooded top, blue jeans and trainers.
“Police are appealing for information and witnesses, in particular police are trying to identify a male passerby who gave comfort to the victim and her son.”