CCTV plea by cops after pizza shop hate crime

By Antony Clay | 04/08/2017

CCTV plea by cops after pizza shop hate crime

POLICE investigating a hate crime have issued CCTV images of two people they want to talk to.

At around 9.30pm on Friday, June 30, two men inside Charlie’s Pizza on Ship Hill, Rotherham, had written offensive and derogatory comments on a poster in the takeaway.

PC Sharon Phin, who is investigating the incident, said: “This incident caused upset and distress and anyone who recognises the men pictured, or witnessed the incident, is asked to please contact police.

“We take all reports of hate crimes extremely seriously and where appropriate will fully investigate.

“I would encourage anyone who has been a victim, or witness, of a hate crime to please report it to police or through a third party reporting centre.

“Hate crimes are serious offences and everyone at South Yorkshire Police is committed to raising awareness and encouraging reporting of hate.”

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 quoting crime reference C/85054/2017.

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