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Delivery Driver Suffers Race-Hate Attack in Bramley, Police Say

Published on: 2 Mar, 2021
Updated on: 3 Mar, 2021

A 52-year-old man has been arrested after a delivery driver was subjected to a racially-motivated attack in Bramley, police have said, and they are appealing for witnesses.

On Saturday, February 27, the driver pulled up on High Street at about 3.40pm, opposite the community library, to make two deliveries. As he stopped, a man driving behind beeped his horn aggressively, pulling up alongside and shouting through the window.

Bramley High Street by the library – Google Maps

The man parked, got out, returned and shouted at the victim again, then drove away.

A man was later arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault and a racially aggravated public order offence. He has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Police are seeking anyone driving or walking along the High Street at the time who might have witnessed this.

Witnesses who may have information or dashcam or CCTV footage should call 101, quoting ref PR/45210020474. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can also call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

If you have been a victim of hate crime, please call 101 (999 in an emergency), or the Stop Hate UK helpline on 0800 138 1625 or download the Surrey Stop Hate UK app on the Apple and Google app stores.

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