Man became racially abusive and attacked two shop workers in Rugby town centre

The incident happened over the weekend

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 11:25 am

A 48-year-old Rugby man has been charged after a violent, racist incident in a town centre shop.

It is alleged that on the evening of Saturday, April 3, the man became racially abusive and assaulted two member of staff at the shop.

Police have not named the shop where the incident took place, only clarifying that it was on Chapel Street.

A view of Chapel Street. Photo: Google Streetview.

The man has been charged with two counts of assault by beating, and racially aggravated harassment.

He appeared at Coventry Magistrates’ Court on Monday where he was remanded to appear at the same court on July 1.