Sunderland woman denies racist assault

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A WOMAN has denied hurling racist abuse and attacking a hostel worker.

Deborah Davey is alleged to have used the foul language while rowing with the man at Tatham House in Sunderland on April 10.

Davey, from Murton, appeared at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court on Monday, when she entered a not guilty plea to a charge of racially-aggravated common assault.

Magistrates adjourned the case until September 13 when a trial will take place at the city court at 2pm.

Davey, 44, who gave her address as Henry Street South, was released on unconditional bail until the date of the trial.