Racist thug targets Potters Bar bookies

A MAN smashed up a gambling machine and racially abused a shop assistant at a betting shop in Potters Bar. On Friday, the man entered Ladbrokes Racing on High Street shortly after 5pm and became aggressive following a conversation with a

A MAN smashed up a gambling machine and racially abused a shop assistant at a betting shop in Potters Bar.

On Friday, the man entered Ladbrokes Racing on High Street shortly after 5pm and became aggressive following a conversation with a member of staff.

He racially abused the assistant, before smashing the screen of a betting machine and picking up a chair.

He threatened to throw the chair at a shop assistant, before customers stepped in and the man ran out of the shop.


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Police are now appealing for witnesses.

Call PC Anna Luxon on 0845 33 00 222 with any information.

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