Appeal for witnesses to Ilkeston racial abuse incident

Published on: Saturday, 19th January 2019

Officers are appealing for witnesses after an argument broke out in Ilkeston, in which a man and woman are reported to have been racially abused and threatened on Monday, January 14 at around 12.40pm.

A 27-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman reported that they were walking along Nottingham Road, near to Tesco Express, when they were approached by two men who made racist comments to them.

It is alleged that the men then threatened the couple before making off towards Whitworth Road.

A 26-year-old man from Ilkeston was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order and has since been released under investigation.

Please quote the reference number 19*21675 and the name of the officer in the case, PC Charlotte Law, in any correspondence.

•    Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
•    Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
•    Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
•    Phone – call 101.

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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