Man denies racial harassment following Westgate Road Eid crash



A man has denied racial and religious harassment following the Westgate Road Eid crash.
Thomas Martinez is alleged to have made racial, and religiously, motivated remarks following a crash on June 25 when a car hit a crowd of Eid worshippers outside Westgate Sports Centre.
The 31-year-old of Hadrian Road, Fenham, appeared before Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on Friday where he faced one count of religiously aggravated harassment and one count of racially aggravated harassment.
It is alleged Martinez made the remarks in the aftermath of the crash.
James Palmer, prosecuting, said the collision... read more

 
28 July 2017 in Regional North East, Views: 45
Source: Sunday Sun
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