Racially-offensive word and Swastika drawn in snow in New Mills

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Police in New Mills are investigating a hate crime in the town.

Overnight on Friday into Saturday, somebody wrote a racially-offensive word and a Swastika in the snow on the bonnet of a car parked on Church Street.

A spokesman for Derbyshire police said: “Someone living on the street was extremely upset by what was written and officers are appealing for witnesses or information.

“Anyone who can help the police investigation should contact PC David Morrell on 101.”