Man, 26, hands himself in after student's hijab almost pulled off in shocking hate crime at bus station

Date: 
May, 2018
Country: 
United Kingdom (England)

Police have made an arrest after five students were racially abused and one was attacked.

The female victims were waiting for a bus at Newcastle Bus Station when they spotted a man urinating in the street.

He then approached the group, spat at them and made racially abusive comments.

The incident then turned violent when he head-butted one of the Keele University students and then tried to pull off her hijab.

Now officers investigating the hate crime have confirmed a 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated assault.

Source: Stokesentinel