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.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.

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