Police probe into racially motivated attack in Rotherham

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A teenage boy and man were assaulted in Rotherham in what police are treating as a racially motivated attack.

The victims, aged 15 and 20, were verbally abused and attacked outside Asda in Aldwarke Lane, Dalton, at 11.30pm on Tuesday.

They both suffered minor head injuries.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “An investigation is underway and in its early stages, but officers are treating the incident as a hate crime.

“There is an increased police presence.”