Elderly couple wanted over racist bus stop row in Rainham

Police want to speak to this couple. Picture: Met Police

Police want to speak to this couple. Picture: Met Police - Credit: Archant

This elderly couple are wanted by police in connection with a racist row at a bus stop.

Two women in their 20s were waiting for the 165 bus outside Tesco in Rainham Road, Rainham on December 8 when one of them accidentally trod on the foot of an elderly woman.

A man - who was with this woman - racially abused the victims before pushing one of them with the outside of his arm.

The victim of the assault did not require hospital treatment.

The bus stop was extremely busy and officers would also like to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the community safety unit at Romford Police Station on 01708 779 110 or 101 quoting 5418508/14.

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