Woman racially abused in Buxton park

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was racially abused at a park in Buxton.

A 46-year-old woman was walking her dog in Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. She let her dog off a lead to play in the water when a man began yelling at her before racially abusing her.

The man was described as white, aged 47-50-years-old, and of medium build. He wore a dark coloured three quarter length coat, a camouflaged hat with ear flaps and spoke in a local accent.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident, which happened at about 11.15am on Monday, February 22.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Paul Jackson on 101, quoting crime number 8276/16, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.