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Police investigate alleged hate notes directed at Polish community

Police are investigating the alleged delivery of hate leaflets to Polish people Credit: PA Images

Police in Cambridgeshire are investigating suspected post-referendum racism after abusive notes were allegedly posted through letterboxes of Polish people.

Some Poles living in Huntingdon apparently received laminated cards reading 'Leave the EU - no more Polish Vermin.'

Inspector Nick Percival said the police were "aware" of the incident and were investigating.

He urged anyone with information about the source of the notes to contact the police.

The area voted by 54 per cent to 46 in favour of quitting the European Union.


Alarm sparks evacuation at Stansted Airport

Passengers at Stansted were asked to leave after an alarm sounded Credit: Terry Brennan

Hundreds of passengers had to leave the departures hall at Stansted Airport this morning after an alarm.

It happened just after 5am. They were allowed back into the building after a short while.

The passengers had to wait outside while the alarm was checked out Credit: Terry Brennan


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