Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Man, 54, Quizzed in Racist Graffiti Probe

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Man, 54, Quizzed in Racist Graffiti Probe

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DETECTIVES have made an arrest after racist graffiti was allegedly daubed on a home in Salford.

'No blacks' was painted on the home of Jackson Yamba and his 10-year-old son, David, on February 8. The victim claimed police only started investigating after he posted about the incident on Twitter over a week later - on Saturday, February 16.

He posted shocking images of the horrific message he claimed was sprayed on his door and the communal door to the block of flats.

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins apologised to Mr Yamba for the police delay in a reply to his tweet.

He said: "I have asked the duty assistant chief constable to ensure we visit you and investigate immediately."

GMP confirmed yesterday a 54-yearold man, arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage, remained in custody for questioning. …

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