Call for police probe into Blackburn racial abuse case

A DISTRICT judge has ordered a top level police inquiry into the handling of an incident where a lone women was racially threatened by a gang of drinkers.

Blackburn magistrates heard how the terrified Asian woman was threatened with a pit bull terrier-type dog She was eventually rescued by her husband who remained at the scene outside Morrisons in Blackburn town centre, while she went to get a police officer. But the first officer she found on the Boulevard said he was dealing with someone else and she would “just have to wait”.

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