‘Racist rant’ at Asian family

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An Asian family-of-four enjoying refreshments at a Clitheroe pub were allegedly verbally racially abused.

PC Mark Parrington, of Clitheroe Police, said the incident happened on Saturday evening (June 20th). The couple and their two children were enjoying non-alcoholic drinks in the beer garden of the Rose and Crown when they were approached by the offender. A Blackburn man has been arrested and will appear before the town’s magistrates on July 2nd.