Hunt is on for Chesterfield racist who shouted abuse

A man has been racially abused and assaulted in Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 11:23 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 12:26 pm

The 56-year-old man was walking up the stairs leading from Peveril Road to Flamsteed Crescent when he was approached by a man who shouted racist abuse at him and pushed him.

The victim was left upset and shaken by the incident, which happened at around 2pm on Monday, February 15.

Police have tried to trace the man by checking local CCTV and doing house-to-house inquiries but he has yet to be identified.

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He is white, 5ft 11ins tall, in his early 20s and slim. He wore a blue jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call PC Jonathan Careless on 101, quoting crime reference number 7405/16, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.