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Man held after two women subjected to racist abuse

Published 29/06/2016

Around 6pm on Saturday, the women were verbally abused by a man using racist language as they walked to their car on Kent Street.
Around 6pm on Saturday, the women were verbally abused by a man using racist language as they walked to their car on Kent Street.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident

Two women have been subjected to racist abuse by a man in Belfast.

The incident happened in Kent Street as the women walked to their parked car. After they drove from the area they noticed damage to the passenger side of the car.

Police said a man was arrested in relation to the incident and was subsequently released pending further police inquiries.

The incident happened on Saturday evening but details have only now been released by police.

PSNI Constable Shane Burdin said it was being treated as a "racially motivated hate crime".

He appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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