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Man rubbed ‘fake poo’ in face of 4 year old Muslim girl

Man rubbed ‘fake poo’ in face of 4 year old Muslim girl

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Wednesday July 20 2016

The Birmingham Mail reports on a police investigation into an alleged racist incident after a woman and a four year old girl had ‘fake’ poo rubbed in their faces while out and about with family on a Saturday afternoon.

Tayyib Nawaz posted details of the alleged incident on Facebook describing how his niece was assaulted by a man as she walked past a pub with her family.

Mr Nawaz wrote: “My mum, my sister, with her 18-month-old son in a pushchair and daughter, aged 4, were walking through town and some ‘man’ thought it would be cool to try and rub fake poop in my niece’s face, then he tried to do the same to my mum too which he received a load of cheers.

“Now my niece is too frightened to even go back into town. Nobody intervened. Absolutely disgusting!”

Police are now investigating the incident which happened outside the Royal Exchange pub in Cornmarket, Worcester at around 4pm, on Saturday.

The man, who was with a group of people at the pub, is believed to be from the Black Country region.

Police are treating the incident as “racially motivated”.

In a statement, West Mercia police said a number of people may have recorded the hate crime on their mobile phones. The police force are asking those who have recorded footage to contact the police. The statement notes that the man was asked to leave the premises after the incident.

Police have also released a description of the man wanted in connection with the incident saying he is “white, in his late 20s or early 30s with light brown hair, and may have had some stubble. He is around 6ft tall and of an average build with “chubby cheeks”. He was wearing three quarter length white trousers and dark blue or navy blue shoes.”

Inspector Gerard Smith, of the Worcester Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “This was a distressing incident for this family, particularly the children, and has left them shaken.

“I want to stress that this sort of behaviour is not tolerated in Worcester or anywhere else in the West Mercia policing area. We are actively investigating and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to please come forward.”

Anyone with information about the incident that can help the police investigation should call 101 quoting incident number 547s of Saturday 16 July.
Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website, https://crimestoppers-uk.org.


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