Abuse
West Midlands Police are looking for a with a Birmingham accent, who is described as being of mixed race, about six feet tall and with a thin build.

Police have released images of a man wanted for questioning following a race hate crime in a supermarket.

The man was filmed entering the Sainsbury's supermarket in Selly Oak, Birmingham, before arguing with staff, who refused to serve him because he was drunk.

After he became abusive, a security officer asked him to leave the store, at which point he began to racially abuse staff before leaving the premises.

The incident took place at around 6.15pm on 24 October and the images recording the incident have just been released.

The man, who spoke with a Birmingham accent, is described as being of mixed race, about six feet tall and with a thin build. He was wearing a dark coat, grey T-shirt, black jeans and woolly hat.

"I'm pleased to say that hate crime incidents are very rare in Selly Oak. However, when they are reported, we take them very seriously and investigate thoroughly," said Detective Inspector Jim Foy, of Bourneville police station, who appealed to the public to help identify the man.