Police investigate hate crime incident at York supermarket

Morrisons supermarket at the Foss Islands retail park. Photograph © Google Street View
15 Apr 2020 @ 12.55 pm
| Crime

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about a hate crime incident that occurred at a York supermarket.

It happened at Morrisons at Foss Islands Retail Park at about 11.25am on Monday, 6 April and involved an altercation between a security guard and a man in the car park directly outside the main entrance.

It is reported that the man made a remark to the security guard about their sexuality after refusing to leave.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said:

  • We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

    In particular, we are appealing for any person who may have witnessed this incident or heard anything.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Joseph Danson
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Joseph Danson here
Quote reference number 12200056259