Two Sheffield men charged with racially aggravated assault on 15-year-old boy

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Two Sheffield men have been charged after a racially aggravated assault in Rotherham.

On Tuesday, a 20-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were verbally abused and assaulted outside Asda on Aldwarke Lane, Dalton, Rotherham.

Both suffered minor head injuries.

Lewis Michael Barker, aged 24, of North Hill Road, Parson Cross, Sheffield, and Frankie Gary Fitton, 21, of Lindsay Avenue, Parson Cross, have both been charged with racially aggravated assault.

Mr Barker has also been charged with criminal damage from an unrelated incident.

They have been remanded in custody to appear before Rotherham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (November 6).

An increased police presence is still in place in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 1310 of November 3.