Man arrested after reports of racial abuse towards staff at Royston Tesco Extra

PUBLISHED: 16:33 05 May 2020 | UPDATED: 16:33 05 May 2020

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A 49-year-old man has been arrested after reportedly using offensive language towards a member of staff at the Tesco Extra store in Royston.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the racially aggravated public order offence at Tesco Extra on Old North Road, at around 10am on Friday, May 1.

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It was reported that offensive language was used towards a member of staff near the customer service desk, and police are looking to hear from anyone who was in the store at the time and may have seen the incident.

A 49-year-old man from Whitstable in Kent was arrested under section four of the public order act. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

You can report information online at, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via online web chat at or call our non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 41/34422/20.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report information online at

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