‘Racial abuse will not be tolerated’ - Officers supporting librarian after racially aggravated offence

The incident is said to have happened at Bury St Edmunds library. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The incident is said to have happened at Bury St Edmunds library. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

A Suffolk librarian is alleged to have been the victim of racial abuse today.

Police in Bury St Edmunds said this afternoon a man had been arrested at the town’s library for a “racially aggravated public order offence against a staff member”.

The victim is said to be receiving support from officers while the suspect remains in custody.

St Edmundsbury Police tweeted: “Racial abuse will not be tolerated”.


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