Aylesbury man charged with racist abuse

A man is recovering in hospital after a stabbing in Wellingborough this morning (Friday, June 28)
A man is recovering in hospital after a stabbing in Wellingborough this morning (Friday, June 28)

A 27 year old man has been charged with racially aggravated harassment.

Daniel Collings, of Elmhurst Road, Aylesbury, was charged after using racist language towards a taxi driver in Kingsbury at 2.20am on May 28.

The incident was one of several to occur in Aylesbury in the weeks after the terrorist murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich on May 22.

The abuse against the town’s Muslim population led to calls for calm from community leaders and the police.

Collings is due to appear at Aylesbury Magistrates’ Court on July 9 and remains on bail.