Teen arrested as part of hate crime probe
Offensive stickers put up around Blackpool may have been printed professionally in the town, police believe.
In recent months, around 60 anti-Islamic stickers have been removed from lamp-posts in Lytham Road and even further afield.
Insp Russel Farrand last week told The Gazette the acts, along with the spraying of Nazi swastikas on shop fronts in South Shore, were ‘hate crimes’ and would not be tolerated.
Officers have since arrested a 17-year-old boy in relation to the daubed symbols, but are still trying to track down those behind the sticker campaign and no longer believe the two acts... read more
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