Posted: Fri 1st Jul 2016

Crime Commissioner Have Issued A Reassurance Message To Communities Across The Region

This article is old - Published: Friday, Jul 1st, 2016

North Wales Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner have issued a reassurance message to communities across the region that any racist abuse in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union will not be tolerated. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Following the EU Referendum some parts of the United Kingdom have reported a rise in community tensions and reports of hate crime. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Fortunately this has not been the case in North Wales. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, Arfon Jones said; “There has not been an increase in hate related incidents in our area and it is important that we do all that we can to prevent any such incidents and protect people from this type of crime.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

North Wales Police Assistant Chief Constable, Richard Debicki said; “Hate crime of any kind is a shameful and appalling act and will not be tolerated by North Wales Police. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I would like to reassure all of our communities across North Wales that we will do everything that we can to protect them from this kind of crime. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Please do not suffer in silence. If you are concerned or have fallen victim to any sort of abuse or harm motivated by hatred, then contact us.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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