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Polish man beaten up in brutal attack

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 30s suffered significant injuries following a racially aggravated assault in Yeovil. The victim, a Polish national, was walking along St Michael’s Avenue at about 6pm on Friday, June 24, 2016, when he was approached by two men in front of the old Green Dragon pub. The men had come from the direction of Sherborne Road.

Hate Crime services

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset area has grant funded 4 areas of work within the force area to support victims of crime. The Care Forum has been successful in its bid for the vulnerable adult work stream as well the cultural and identity work stream.

Helping Victims of Hate Crime - APP & GAME

A Hate Crime GAME and APP which teaches the younger generation about Hate Crime and the criminal justice process through play.

Racist Abuse in Somerset

- I do not believe in justice and the efficiency of the local police. It was not an isolated incident. Racist comments happen all the time - says Vrigil Braneanu, a Romanian taxi driver from Yeovil.

Polish flag abused in Yeovil.

Michal K, one of the Polish resident living and working in Yeovil, became a victim of hate crime. Michal is a member of the large Polish community in South Somerset, working hard and integrating in the local society. The 2012 Euro cup organised by Ukraine and Poland brought to his mind to celebrate this important football event.

Hate crime within our community still exists

Mrs Dorota is struggling with hate crime issue for the long time in Yeovil. Her son many times became victim of brutal attack from group of teenage girls speaking English. After the last incident, Kuba returned with taken out of head hair.

Hate Crime on Polish family.

Long period of racial harrassement on behalf of a member of the British National Party culminated in a burglary into the victim's house. Police have turned out to be unable to provide safety to a family with 2 children who sought their help in dealing with the situation. This is an interview with the father of the Polish family.