Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following racially aggravated abuse in Hawick at 11pm last night, Wednesday 29.
A 21-year-old man was walking along the road from the top of Baker Street when an unknown man shouted racially aggravated abuse at him.
The suspect is described as white, in his late teens or early 20s, and is between 5ft 7inches - 6ft tall,.
He has red/blonde short hair, and a stocky build, and was wearing a red/orange coloured hoodie.
Officers are now urging anyone who can assist with their enquiries to come forward.