POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was racially abused last week.

Officers with Suffolk Police were informed of an incident which took place at around 7pm on Monday 7 September just off the High Street in Haverhill.

In a loading area behind a row of businesses, a youth who had been climbing on the walls was involved in a verbal altercation with the victim, a man in his 30s.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: "The suspect used racially abusive language."

"Witnesses or anybody who has any information are asked to contact police quoting reference 52173/20"

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police by calling 101, visiting their website at suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update or by emailing Jack.Oakley2@suffolk.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form at crimestoppers-uk.org