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Boy, 13, suffers 'racist comments' in Gateshead

Police are appealing for information after a 13-year-old boy experienced racism on a bus in Gateshead.

The boy was travelling on the number 21 Go NorthEast bus between 4:05pm and 4:20pm on November 3 in Durham Road in Birtley.

Following the racist comments, police have released an image of a woman who was on the bus at the same time and who they believe may have information to help with their enquiries.

Police appeal for information after boy, 13, suffers racist comments on a bus Credit: Northumbria Police

Anyone who recognises this woman is asked to contact the police on 101, quoting the reference number 205 08/11/16.

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