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.