Police probe launched after man verbally attacked at Metro station

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Police probing a report of racial abuse at a Metro station have released a CCTV image of a man they believe can help with inquiries.

Officers were called to Byker Metro station in Newcastle at around 10.40am on Thursday June 2.

A 48-year-old man reported he had been subjected to racial abuse while at the station.

Police attended byt the person responsible had left the area before they arrived.

An image of a man police are keen to speak to has now been released. They believe the man pictured can help them with their inquiries.

Anyone with information to the identity of the man or the man himself is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 576 02/06/16.