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Woman Charged After Racist Rant On Train

Thursday 1st November 2012

A woman's been charged after video footage of alledged racial abuse on a train in south East London was posted on you tube.


47-year-old Jacqueline Williams from Bexleyheath is accused of a racially aggravated public order offence.

The incident, believed to have taken place on a Woolwich Arsenal to Abbey Wood train on Tuesday 30th October, shows a woman telling a group of black passengers: "Go home, you make me feel sick."

The woman is seen shouting: "Go home, go home where you belong. You might have been born here, but I bet your grandparents and your great great grandparents weren't.

"Yeah, go home. If yous belonged here you’d be pink-skinned, blonde-haired, blue eyes, green eyes. Go home the lot of you. You make me sick."

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: “I can confirm that Jacqueline Williams (47) of Snipe Close, Slade Green, Bexleyheath has been charged with racially aggravated public order.

“This is in relation to an incident on Tuesday, 30 October onboard a train between Woolwich Arsenal to Abbey Wood.

“Jacqueline Williams is next due to appear at Bexley Magistrates' Court on Friday, 9 November 2012."

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference B4 LSA of 31/10/2012.