Boys 'racially abused' while playing football in Chesterfield

Police are appealing for information after four boys were allegedly racially abused in Chesterfield

Friday, 21st April 2017, 3:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:19 pm
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The lads were playing football on Highfield park off Highfield Lane, Newbold, between 12.30pm and 1pm on Sunday, April 2, when a man apparently approached them and shouted racial abuse.

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The man is described as being white, around 6ft tall with long, grey hair. He had been wearing a green coat and baggy trousers. He had been with a black greyhound type dog.

Police believe the man may live in the Newbold area.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call PC Emily Smith on 101, quoting reference 17*139648, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.