Broadgate racist attack: Preston police identify man in CCTV appeal

Police say they have now identified a man they wanted to speak to in connection with a racist attack.

Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 10:22 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 11:22 am
Police say they have identified the man pictured in their appeal.

Officers only appealed for information yesterday after allegations that a woman was racially abused on Wolseley Road in Broadgate on May 16.

A spokesperson for the force said: "We appreciate the time that has passed since the incident but we only issue CCTV appeals when all other enquiries have been exhausted."

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Police say they have identified the man pictured in their appeal.

In their appeal, police said the woman's car had been spat on during the incident.

They released a photo of a man they wanted to speak to as part of their investigation, but now say that he has been identified thanks to their appeal.