CCTV appeal after racist abuse in Wallsend

Officers investigating a racial offence in North Tyneside have released a CCTV image of two men they want to speak to.

It happened on Sunday, October 21, when the men walked into a shop on High Street East in Wallsend and started to argue with the shopkeeper.

Police say the two men shouted racial abuse at the man before leaving.

CCTV image of the two men police want to speak to in relation to. Credit: Northumbria Police

Detective Inspector Neil Brotherton of North Tyneside Area Command said: "We take all incidents of a racist nature extremely seriously.

"Extra high visibility patrols have been carried out in the local area and enquiries are ongoing to find those responsible."