February 21, 2020 10.40 am This story is over 22 months old

Sleaford man with learning disability abused by teens

Police treating the incident as a hate crime

Two teenage boys reportedly verbally abused a Sleaford man with a learning disability near the town’s train station.

Lincolnshire Police is treating the incident from 4pm on Wednesday, February 12 as a hate crime and has appealed for more witnesses to come forward.

They believe that the two boys were around 13 to 14-years-old. One was of a stocky build with brown eyes while the other was over average build with freckles.

A passerby reported the incident to police, who are now trying to find the victim and have asked for him to get in touch with them.

Anyone with information has been urged to call 101 and quote incident 333 of February 12.

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