Boys 'racially abused' while playing football in Chesterfield

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

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.

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.