Two arrested following alleged 'racially aggravated incident' at Marks and Spencer in Whiteley

The alleged incident took place at Marks and Spencer in Whiteley

Two people have been arrested in connection with an alleged racially-aggravated public order incident at a Marks & Spencer store in Hampshire.

It was reported to have taken place at the supermarket at Whiteley Shopping Centre on Tuesday 12 July.

A 51-year-old man from Fareham has been arrested on suspicion of racially or religiously aggravated common assault and racially or religiously aggravated harassment with fear of violence. 

A 41-year-old woman, also from Fareham, was arrested on suspicion of using threatening, abusive, or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm, or distress, and racially or religiously aggravated harassment, alarm, or distress by words or writing. 

Both have been bailed while police continue to investigate.

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