Men racially abuse woman ‘for an hour’ in train ordeal

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A woman was subjected to a ‘tirade’ of racial abuse as she travelled on a train to Sheffield with her two young children.

British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses after the black woman was targeted by a group of men on the 5.20pm service from Manchester on Saturday, January 4.

Pc Berni Grogan said: “She was subjected to a tirade of racial abuse for what we believe to be at least an hour in duration.”

Call 0800 40 50 40 quoting background reference NEA/B5 of 15/1/2014.