Man arrested after racist attack


A MAN has been arrested following a racially aggravated incident in Lyme Regis this afternoon (Thursday).

The 46-year-old man from Taunton reportedly assaulted the female Big Issue magazine seller outside Tesco in Broad Street.

Police confirmed they were called to the scene at 3.30pm this afternoon and arrested the man on suspicion of Racially Aggravated Public Order after he was located in Langmoor Gardens.

An eye-witness took to social media to describe the incident as “disgusting”, and said the man kicked and verbally abused the woman.

If anyone witnessed the incident they should call police on 101 quoting reference number I27:300.

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