West Mercia Police are looking for two people in connection with an alleged hate crime that took place on a bus in Redditch, where the victim was allegedly racially abused, spat on and assaulted
Police are appealing for help after they say a woman was racially abused, assaulted and spat at on a bus.
West Mercia Police have released photos of a man and woman wanted in relation to the incident in Redditch, Worcestershire. The victim was on the number 57/58 Diamond bus when she was targeted.
Police said a man and women hurled racist abuse before they spat at her and assaulted her. Officer today have released details of the incident which happened on July 22 at around 4.45pm alongside the image of the two people they would like to speak to.
PC George Bednall from West Merica Police said: “I know this incident happened some time ago, but I’d ask you to cast your mind back and if you have any information about the incident or know who the two people are in the pictures, I urge you to contact me. We take all reports of hate crime very seriously, no-one should be targeted for being themselves and we never underestimate the devastating effect being a victim of a hate crime can have on people.”
Anyone with information can email [email protected] or call 101 using extension 7783384. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555