POLICE officers attended a report of a racially aggravated public order incident in Poole on Thursday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 6.30pm at a Makkah Food Store in Ashley Road.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: “It was reported the victim – a woman aged in her 40s – was waiting her turn to browse some items in the store in line with the current social distancing guidelines when a man aged in his 70s allegedly became verbally aggressive and used racially motivated language toward her.

“Officers attended and spoke to a man, who is assisting with their investigation into the incident.

“No arrests have been made.”