Wellgate violence trial: Man denies racist slur

A MAN accused of violent disorder in Rotherham town centre after a Britain First-led rally ended claims it was a coincidence he was in the town on the same day, a court heard.

Reece Mclaren (21), of Huddersfield, denied being affiliated to any right-wing organisations and using racist language towards Asian men, who had been on the counter protest, as they walked past the William Fry pub on Wellgate on September, 5 2015.

The trial has previously heard from an eye-witness, James Mercer, who said he heard Mclaren shout “P***”, but Mclaren said Mr Mercer had picked out the wrong man in the police identification parade.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/105392/wellgate-violence-trial-man-denies-racist-slur.aspx

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