MAN CHARGED FOLLOWING ALLEGED RACIALLY-MOTIVATED ATTACK

A man has been charged over what police allege was a racially-motivated attack on two people at Mayfield East.

Officers say the incident happened on George Street on Tuesday night, when a male approached a 47-year-old African man, then allegedly slapped him in the face, kicked and verbally abused him.

A 43-year-old woman who came to the man’s aid was also allegedly abused.

Another member of the public intervened a 38-year-old man was arrested a short time later.

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