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Grantham court: Cyclist ‘racially aggressive’ to security guard




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A cyclist riding through a Grantham shopping centre told an Asian security guard to “b****r off back to your own country” when he was stopped.

Samuel James Coates, 23, of Sycamore Court, Grantham, admitted using racially aggravated words towards the guard on November 19 last year.

Prosecuting, Nick Todd said the incident happened in the Isaac Newton Shopping Centre at 7.30pm when the security guard tried to stop Coates by speaking to him. He had to grab the handlebars to stop Coates who was listing to music on earphones. Cycling in the shopping centre is not permitted.


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