Witness appeal after woman verbally abused on Sheffield bus

Date published: 18 June 2019 09:57
Dated: 09 May 2018 10:39:51

Officers investigating reports that a woman was verbally abused on a bus in Sheffield are asking witnesses to come forward.

The incident is said to have happened at around 6.05pm on Monday 23 April, when a 44-year-old black woman was travelling on the number 51 First bus from Crosspool to Sheffield city centre.

While on the bus, a man has made a racial remark about the woman while he was on the phone.

Both the woman and the man had got on the bus at the Sandygate Road bus stop. The man got off in Broomhill and the woman got off the bus in the city centre.

The man is described as white, in his 50s, with short hair, clean-shaven, tattoos on his hands and neck, and a heavily bandaged left arm. He was wearing shorts and a grey jumper.

Officers would like to speak to anyone on the bus who heard what happened. If you can help, please call 101 quoting reference number 14/61847/18 of 23 April 2018.

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