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Football fans made racist comments on train from Paddington – London

Officers are appealing for more information following a report of racial abuse on board a train between Paddington and Swindon.
 
The incident happened on the 7.03pm Paddington to Exeter service on Sunday 2 December 2018.
 
A group of football fans, believed to be Arsenal supporters, are reported to have made racist comments to members of the public.
 
They are also reported to have become verbally abusive.
 
The group are described as all men, mostly aged in their 40s with a small number aged between 25 and 30-years-old. 
 
Most were wearing Arsenal kit and scarves, according to eyewitness accounts.
 
Anyone who has more information about the incident is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference number 521 of 02/12/18.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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