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Man wanted in connection with racially-aggravated Wirral assault
11:24am Tuesday 16th October 2012 in News
DETECTIVES have released CCTV footage of a man wanted in connection with a racially-aggravated assault in Wallasey.
Police say a man was verbally abused and punched in the face during the incident in Sandridge Road, Wallasey, on August 9, at around 8.30pm.
Officers from Sigma, the force's dedicated hate crime investigation unit, are appealing to anyone with any information about the incident to come forward.
Detective Cons Polly O'Brien said: "People who carry out hate crimes should be left in no doubt that their behaviour will not be tolerated and action will be taken to ensure they are arrested and prosecuted.
"We are investigating this incident and are keen to speak to anyone with any information that could help our enquiries. In particular, we would like to speak to the man pictured in the CCTV, or anyone who recognises him, in case he has information that is important to the investigation."
Anyone with information should call Wirral CID on 0151 777 2265 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.