A man has been arrested in connection with homophobic graffiti reported in The Village, Manchester city centre
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At around 11am on Saturday 26 June 2021, officers were called to reports of transphobically and homophobically aggravated criminal damage on Richmond Street, The Village, city centre, Manchester.
A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of transphobically and homophobically aggravated damage. He has since been bailed pending further enquiries.
Chief Inspector Wignall, of GMP's City of Manchester division, said: "We take crimes of this nature very seriously. People should be able to go about their daily lives free from hate and abuse and this type of behaviour will absolutely not be tolerated in our communities.
"This believed to be an isolated incident with no wider threat to the community."
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