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  • arrow_drop_down Darlington, 04 June 2017 - Verbal abuse / insults

    A TIRADE of racial abuse was hurled at an innocent petrol station worker on the evening terrorists struck London Bridge, a court heard on Thursday.

    Burly Jamie Garner ‘hung his head in shame’ when police officers told him he had screamed “f*cking ISIS” at a woman just hours after the deadly attack.

    Members of the public had to drag the drunk Stockton man away after he subjected the cashier at the BP petrol station on North Road to verbal abuse when she refused to sell him a jerry can shortly after midnight on Sunday, June 4.

    Source: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/15368581._F_____g_ISIS____what_man_screamed_at_innocent_woman_hours_after_London_Bridge_terror_attacks/.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    The aggressive 27-year-old repeatedly screamed racist abuse at the distressed worker before customers stepped in to defuse the situation.

  • arrow_drop_down Glasgow, 18 June 2017 - Verbal abuse / insults

    POLICE are investigating claims that a man was racially abused and threatened with assault in Glasgow’s South Side.

    Ray Ramjan, who lives in Newlands, claims that he was targeted at the junction between Battlefield Road and Sinclair Drive by a man who told him to get his, “f****** black c*** head out of the way.”

    He further claims that the man then told him to, “get out of his country and don’t come back," and threatened to hit him with his belt.
    The incident is alleged to have happened on June 18 while Mr Ramjan was walking home.

    Mr Ramjan shared details of the incident on social media and said: “I have lived in this country since 1969, this one of the worst.
    “Very sad day. Glad I can afford to go and live aboard for six months of the year.”


    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    Not specified.

  • arrow_drop_down London, 15 April 2017 - Physical assault, Verbal abuse / insults

    A woman who spat at and punched a rail worker in a “disgusting” racist attack has been jailed for six months.

    Toni Pottle, 29, of no fixed abode, attacked the Network Rail staff member at Euston station after she intervened when Pottle was harassing a passenger on the main concourse.

    Pottle was asked to leave the station and she started to racially abuse the worker.

    She began walking away but changed her mind, punched the member of staff and spat in her face, claiming “you’re lucky it wasn’t an uppercut, I’m from the endz”.

    Police arrested Pottle and she was charged with one count of assault by beating and one count of racially aggravated assault.

    Source: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/woman-who-spat-at-and-punched-rail-worker-in-disgusting-racist-attack-at-euston-station-is-jailed-a3571996.html.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    Not specified.

  • arrow_drop_down Boldon Colliery, 16 May 2017 - Verbal abuse / insults

    Police saw they have identified a man after footage was released of an incident in which Metro passengers were racially abused and subjected to an indecent exposure.

    A CCTV image was released after an incident on a packed train, between Fellgate and Brockley Whins in South Tyneside, shortly before 12.10pm on Tuesday, May 16. A man was said to have used foul and racially abusive language towards a number of passengers, including families with young children.

    Source: http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/man-identified-after-cctv-of-racist-metro-indecent-exposure-1-8612074.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    He was asked to leave the train by a member of the public. When he left the train at Brockley Whins, he exposed himself. British Transport

    Police say they have now identified the man in the image and have thanked the public for their co-operation.

  • arrow_drop_down Livingston, 19 June 2017 - Damage to property / vandalism

    Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a hate crime that occurred in Livingston.

    The incident happened between 11pm on Monday 19th June and 1am on Tuesday 20th June at a car park in Main Street, Deans. During this time several cars were damaged when paint was sprayed onto the bodywork.

    Local officers are treating this as a hate crime are actively conducting local enquiries to trace those responsible and will be conducting high visibility patrols in the area over the coming days.

    Source: http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/our-region/edinburgh/cars-vandalised-in-livingston-hate-crime-1-4484850.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    Not specified.

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