December 2011: A 29 year-old male made threats
to punch another in a pub and was racially abusive to him. He was
charged with racially aggravated common assault and racially
aggravated Intentional Harassment. He received a 12 month suspended
imprisonment sentence, a curfew for eight weeks and 150 hours
unpaid work. He was fined £85 costs and made to pay £100 in
November 2011: An 18 year-old male was verbally
abusive to a group of white youths. He was made to do 100 hours
unpaid work and was under curfew for three months. He was ordered
to pay £85 in costs.
October 2011: A 42 year-old man damaged a taxi
cab with his fist and was racially abusive to the driver. He was
charged with racially aggravated criminal damage. The man was given
six months conditional discharge and ordered to pay £150
October 2011: A man was racially abusive to a
private hire taxi driver and caused damage to the vehicle. He was
arrested and at court was given a six-month conditional discharge
for each offence and required to pay £85 compensation for the
damage and £150 compensation for the racial abuse.
September 2011: A 23 year-old man was racially
abusive to a professional worker and was charged with assaulting
the worker. The man was given a 12-month supervision order with £85
September 2011: A 51 year-old male was
summoned to court for sending offensive material which was both
abusive and racist. With the support of Cross Keys Homes, the man
attended court and pleaded guilty to a public order offence and
sending a malicious letter. He was fined £100 for each offence and
ordered to pay £50 compensation to the victim and £85 court
August 2011: A 19 year-old man assaulted
another man outside a nightclub and was racially abusive. At court
he was sentenced to 20 weeks imprisonment.
July 2011: A 19 year-old man
was acting in a disorderly manner in the city centre and was
racially abusive to a police officer and arrested. At court he was
given a £100 fine and costs of £85 plus a £15 victim surcharge for
a racially aggravated public order offence.
April 2011: A 24 year-old
male was racially abusive to two people at a night club in the
city. He was arrested and at court and a community order was made.
The offender was also given a curfew which means he has to be at
home between 8pm and 6am each day.
January 2011: A teenage
female was racially abusive to some Asian males and was arrested.
At court she was ordered to pay £70 costs and received a referral