Former soldier guilty of racially aggravated assault on Costcutter shopkeeper

A former soldier has pleaded guilty to a charge of carrying out a racially aggravated assault on a shopkeeper at the Costcutter store in Patchway, reports the Bristol Post. Bristol magistrates heard that Ricky Thorne, 26, of Little Stoke, racially abused staff at the Patchway Roundabout convenience store before getting into a fight with the owner, Muhammad Imran Bashir. The

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Arrest made over racist incident at The Parade

Police arrested a 16-year-old man following an incident of race hate crime in Patchway last night (Tuesday 3rd July). Officers were called to a shop at The Parade, Coniston Road, at about 7pm, following reports that a group of young men were being abusive towards a female Asian worker. The suspects had made off when officers arrived and a search

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