Racist attack at service station

PUBLISHED: 08:06 28 January 2009 | UPDATED: 13:54 06 May 2010

A MEMBER of staff at a Sainsbury s service station in St Albans was racially and verbally abused before two cans of drink were thrown at him. The incident happened at the service station on Marshalswick Lane at around 8.30pm on Saturday, January 17. A

A MEMBER of staff at a Sainsbury's service station in St Albans was racially and verbally abused before two cans of drink were thrown at him.

The incident happened at the service station on Marshalswick Lane at around 8.30pm on Saturday, January 17.

A man entered the shop and after swearing at the member of staff, threw the cans of drink at him which are thought to have hit him in the chest.

He then attempted to hit the staff member with a glass bottle before members of the public stepped in to stop him.

The attacker walked out of the petrol station and got into a green Citroen in which he drove off.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Samantha Hunt on 0845 33 00 333 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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