Racially aggravated assault in Wisbech

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in Wisbech.

A 35-year-old man was walking along Market Street at around 12.15pm on Wednesday when he noticed a man walking towards him.

The man then spat in his face and used racially abusive language towards him.

The offender is described as white, aged around 25, around 5’9, with a medium build, cropped brown hair and a round face. He was wearing dark blue jeans, an electric blue top and white trainers.

PC Carl Stoppard, investigating, said: “We would like to hear from anyone who saw this incident or recognises the description of the offender.

“This was an unprovoked attack of a racial nature and any information could help us find the person responsible.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Stoppard at Wisbech Police Station on 0345-456-4564 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800-555-111.