Racist offence on bus in Newcastle

22 Nov 2016 07:53 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an alleged racist offence.

Between 4:30pm and 5pm on Sunday, October 30, a man made racist comments to a woman and her 8-month-old child while travelling on the Q3 Quaylink bus between Wallsend and Grey Street in Newcastle city centre.

Officers attended and arrested a 70-year-old man in connection with the incident. He has been released on police bail.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and officers are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the bus and who saw or heard anything to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1064 30/10/16.

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