Birmingham & Black Country

'Racial motive' to Tipton family attack

A man was injured in what police say was a racially-motivated attack in which he and his wife were pelted with bricks in front of their children.

West Midlands Police said the incident, in Henn Street, Tipton, in the Black Country, on Sunday evening, appeared to be "completely unprovoked".

Sgt Stephanie Court said they would "not tolerate any form of hate crime in Tipton".

Police said the injured man remained in hospital.

Any witnesses to the attack, at about 20:30 GMT, are urged to contact police.

The Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened on Sunday, 8 January at 20:30 GMT.

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