Investigation launched after man is threatened during racially-aggravated incident

PUBLISHED: 14:55 19 August 2013 | UPDATED: 14:55 19 August 2013

POLICE are investigating a report of racial abuse in Braintree.

The 32-year-old victim reported he was in Railway Street at about 3.25pm on Monday August 5 when a man asked him what he was looking at and used abusive language towards him.

The suspect is white, aged 16 to 20, with short brown hair.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Pc Michaela Sargant on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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