Man 'spat at and abused over Welsh accent' in Manchester

Oldham Street, Manchester Image copyright Geograph/David Dixon
Image caption The man was allegedly abused in Oldham Street, Manchester

A man was spat at and abused over his Welsh accent in Manchester city centre.

The incident took place after the victim said "no" when asked if he had a cigarette by two men on Oldham Street at 20:25 GMT on Wednesday.

Greater Manchester Police revealed details of the "hate crime" on Twitter.

The force said officers were looking at CCTV and offering support to the victim.

Image copyright Twitter/@GMPCityCentre

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