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Stones thrown at Torbay mosque in suspected hate crime

It happened outside the Torbay Islamic Centre. Credit: Google Earth

Police are investigating after a suspected hate crime at a mosque in Devon.

Officers were called to reports of three men hurling stones and using abusive language at Torbay Islamic Centre in Torquay.

It happened around the time of early prayers on Saturday 27 May at 3:40am.

All three men are thought to be in their twenties.

Police will be reviewing CCTV in the area - and are appealing for any CCTV footage from residents around the time of the incident.