Gingers see red over attacks: 'My son is ginger and gets called names every day'
Readers reacted with shock and anger to our story about the number of crimes against people with red or ginger hair across West Yorkshire.
Earlier this week we revealed police figures which showed there were 46 incidents in the last 27 months where having ginger hair was a factor in the offence.
Across Kirklees, seven offences of violence were recorded and a further five were recorded as public order offences.
Redheads living in Huddersfield - including Steve Dyson, 49, of Lowerhouses - said they had learned to live with the abuse.
Almost 200 readers commented on the story.
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