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Man arrested for alleged hate crime

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested for an alleged hate crime in Cockermouth.

Police have charged James Conway with racially or religiously aggravated intentional harassment and using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

It relates to an incident on Saturday when a woman reported being racially abused in the Main Street/Mawson's Court area of Cockermouth.

Mr Conway has been released on bail and will appear at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court on 7 April.