Arrest after Belfast racist attack

Published Sunday, 29 June 2014
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A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a racist attack on three men in Belfast.

Arrest after Belfast racist attack
Police are appealing for information over the attack in the city centre. (© UTV)

The men in their early 20s were assaulted on the Queen's Bridge at around 3am on Sunday.

They were not seriously injured in the incident.

A man was detained in connection with the incident on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.

He was later released on bail pending further police enquiries.

Police, who are treating the incident as a racially-motivated hate crime, have asked anyone with information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

© UTV News
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3 Comments
norman.d in bangor wrote (59 days ago):
This is the society the troubles has breed catholic and prodestant cannot live together now people coming here to better themselves come under attack all attacks are racist and the people carrying them out have no future and don't want others to have one either
ammers in belfast wrote (59 days ago):
This needs to stop - small minority of people showing this country as a terrible - Courts need to come down hard on these people before it is too late and someone has lost his/her life - very sad to hear of yet another attack
C C in Belfast City wrote (59 days ago):
please please we gotta come down hard on this sort of thing. They need to be treated harshly as a example to others before. someone is killed or damaged for life
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