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Racially-aggravated public order incident at a supermarket in Cressex results in appeal for witnesses by police

| July 2, 2019

A racially-aggravated public order incident at a supermarket in Cressex, High Wycombe has resulted in an appeal for witnesses by police.

On Monday 24th June 2019, at around 4.30pm, a family were shopping in the Asda supermarket on Crest Road, Cressex, High Wycombe. The family became involved in a verbal argument with a man in the store. During the argument, the man made racist comments towards the family.

The man is described as white, in his fifties and was wearing a green sleeveless jacket.

Investigating officer PC Glynn McCarthy, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘This was an upsetting incident for the family and I am keen to hear from anyone who saw or heard this argument taking place on Monday afternoon.

You can get in touch with us using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43190190777. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police have arrested a 51 year old man from Holmer Green on Monday 24th June 2019 in connection with the incident. He has been released under investigation.

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