Teenager assaulted in 'racist attack' near Pittodrie Stadium

An 18-year-old man was subjected to racist abuse and assaulted near Aberdeen's Pittodrie Stadium, police said.

A police investigation is underway after an 18-year-old was subjected to racist abuse and assaulted  near Pittodrie Stadium in Aberdeen (pictured). PIC: AFC.
A police investigation is underway after an 18-year-old was subjected to racist abuse and assaulted near Pittodrie Stadium in Aberdeen (pictured). PIC: AFC.

The teenager suffered injuries to his face in the incident at around 5pm on Friday on Pittodrie Lane.

He was treated at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary before being released.

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He was wearing dark clothes with a hood up and was riding a black bike.

Police Constable Keri Dunn said: "This was despicable behaviour which will not be tolerated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2947 of November 8.