Racial abuse in Hemel Primark

Police have released this '¨picture of a distinctively-dressed man who they want to speak to following a racially aggravated public order '¨offence.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 1:52 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:46 pm
Racial abuse police appeal

The incident happened 
at around 1pm on Friday, 
August 12, in the Hemel 
branch of Primark in 

The victim – a 44-year-old woman - had her two children with her and was browsing the store. One of her children was in a buggy.

The offender attempted to get past the buggy before 
moving it in a rough manner, nearly causing it to fall over while the child was still in it.

He then racially abused the woman who responded by 
going to find a security guard. The offender then racially abused her for a second time. The child in the buggy was 

PC Johanna Miles, from Hemel Hempstead’s Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “This was a nasty incident which has understandably left the victim upset.

“I would like to speak 
to the man pictured in 
connection with the 
investigation and would ask anyone who can help 
identify him or anyone 
who has any information 
that could help the 
investigation to call the Herts Police non-emergency number 101 quoting crime 
reference number D1/16/5803.”

Alternatively, contact 
the independent crimefighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or through their 
Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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