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Derbyshire man charged following assault in Eastleigh Town Centre

Police officers investigating an assault in Eastleigh Town Centre have charged a man.

The charges come after a man was assaulted in the early afternoon of Wednesday 1 December on Southampton Road.

Patrick Noel McGinley, aged 38, of Russell Street in Derby has been charged with one count of assault, two counts of using threatening / abusive words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress and one count of racially aggravated public order.

He was released on conditional bail but will next appear before Southampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday 8 December.