Man kicks teen girl in the face over not wearing a mask
COPS are hunting this man after a teenage girl was kicked in the face in a row over wearing a mask on a Birmingham bus.
It comes after a video showed a man and his partner arguing with the youngster over her lack of face covering, before striking out at her as they left the vehicle.
Releasing a picture, a West Midlands Police spokesperson said: "We want to speak with him urgently after a teenager was racially abused and attacked on a bus in Hill Top, West Bromwich last week.
"An argument broke out on the 79 bus in Moxley at around on 1 October, before a fellow passenger racially abused the 16-year-old and kicked her."
"We take racially aggravated crimes extremely seriously, and our enquiries continue."
A man was filmed shouting at the youngster on Thursday: "All I’m saying is put your mask on!
"I’m not being racist but the virus is more common in Black and Asians. Put your f***ing mask on.”
The teenage girl tries to argue her case, before the middle-aged woman shouts: "Why do I have to come on the bus and put up with you sitting next to us with no mask on."
Hunt for man after teen girl kicked in face in Birmingham bus mask row
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