Take away CCTV released as police probe race attack

Stills from a take away shop's CCTV system have been released by police as they search for two men in relation with a race attack.

Friday, 17th August 2018, 2:16 pm
Updated Friday, 17th August 2018, 2:20 pm
One of the men Durham Constabulary wants to trace.

Durham Constabulary has released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with a suspected racially aggravated public order incident.

A spokesman said: "At about 1.15am on Saturday, August 4, a man entered Bridge End pizza shop in Chester-le-Street and ordered a kebab before he shouted racial slurs, spat at and threatened violence towards staff.

One of the stills released by police as they investigate the disturbance.

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"After a few minutes, the suspect was joined by a second, topless man.

"The first man kicked out at the main store front window a number of times, eventually smashing it.

"Police are keen to speak to the man in the images."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 27 of August 4.

Police hope to find this man as part of the probe.