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Woman charged in connection with racist abuse allegation in Tesco

Posted on - 21st August, 2017 - 5:44pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lea, Preston News
Tesco store in Blackpool Road, Preston Pic: Google
Tesco store in Blackpool Road, Preston Pic: Google

A woman has been charged in connection with an allegation of racist abuse in a Tesco store.

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Leanne Dawson, 35, of West Park Avenue, Lea, has been arrested and charged with causing racially aggravated distress and using threatening behaviour.

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It relates to an incident in the Tesco Express in Blackpool Road.

She is alleged to have become involved in a verbal altercation with a security guard at around 10.40pm on July 19.

She has been released on bail to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 21 September.

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