Two teenagers are being sought after an allegation of racial abuse on a bus service in Preston.Advertisement
Preston Police confirmed they had received reports about the incident on the 6A Gamull Lane service operated by Preston Bus.
An eyewitness – who reported the matter to the police – described how a teenage girl was called a derogatory name by a teenage boy and girl, because of the colour of her skin.
Preston Bus is understood to be passing CCTV footage to the police to help with the investigation.
The incident took place on Wednesday (2 August).
A spokeswoman for the police said: “We have received a report that two teenagers had made racist comments towards a girl on a bus shortly before 9pm on August 2nd.
“We are still waiting to receive CCTV from the bus company.”
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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting LC-20170804-0388.