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Man, 39, arrested after allegedly making racially aggravated comment towards worker at Coes Newsagents in Ipswich



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A man was arrested after allegedly making a racially aggravated comment towards a shop worker in Ipswich last week.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which happened at Coes Newsagents in Thoroughfare at about 10.10am, when a man went into the shop and had a conversation with a member of staff.

He is said to have made a racially aggravated comment towards them and acted in a confrontational manner.

A man was arrested after allegedly making a racially aggravated comment towards a shop worker at Coes Newsagents in Ipswich last week. Picture: Google Maps
A man was arrested after allegedly making a racially aggravated comment towards a shop worker at Coes Newsagents in Ipswich last week. Picture: Google Maps

Officers arrested a 39-year-old man in the town a short time later on suspicion of a Section 4 public order offence and he was taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

He was later released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk Police on 101, quoting crime reference number 37/16069/21.

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