Man is charged over race attack

The Scales of Justice on top of the Old Bailey in central London, as the jury in the Soham murder case enters the third night of deliberation. Lord Justice Moses has sent the jury to reach verdict in the case agianst Ian Huntley and Maxine Carr, who face charges relating to the unlawful deaths of school girls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.
The Scales of Justice on top of the Old Bailey in central London, as the jury in the Soham murder case enters the third night of deliberation. Lord Justice Moses has sent the jury to reach verdict in the case agianst Ian Huntley and Maxine Carr, who face charges relating to the unlawful deaths of school girls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.

POLICE have charged a man over a racially-aggravated assault in Tring.

Raymond Smith, 56, who lives at Manor Road, was arrested on Friday night.

He is alleged to have struck the victim, a black man in his 20s from Watford, twice in the face before making a racist remark.

Police were called to the scene just after 8pm and made house-to-house enquiries to find out more information.

Smith was arrested at his home in Manor Road, Tring, at around 8.40pm.

He has been bailed and is scheduled to appear at West Herts Magistrates Court on Tuesday, May 10.