Police are appealing for witnesses following a hate incident in central Milton Keynes when a man was racially abused at a Milton Keynes bus stop.

The incident that happened around 12pm on Friday 19 June, when a man was waiting at a bus stop near to the RBS bank on Midummer Boulevard in Central Milton Keynes when he was approached by a second man.

The second man then started shouting racist names at the victim, made inappropriate gestures and threatened to throw a brick at him.

The offender is described by police as part of their appeal as a white man who is around 35-years-old and approximately 6ft tall. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a blue bodywarmer, blue top, black jeans and a blue beanie hat.

Police have asked that anyone who recognises the individual described or have any information that could help with our investigation can help their inquiries to get in touch using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43200183704.

Alternatively, you can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800 555 111.