FOLLOWING the racial assault of a taxi driver from Reading, a man has been arrested.

A 19-year-old Bramley man has been arrested on suspicion of racially abusing and assaulting the driver during a journey from Reading to Basingstoke last month (September 19).

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The incident is alleged to have taken place between 10.20pm and 11.45pm.

The teenager was arrested on suspicion of racially and religiously aggravated assault, criminal damage and public order offences.

He has been released under investigation while police enquiries are ongoing.

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Another man, a 20-year-old from Swindon, has been voluntarily interviewed by police in relation to the same incident and released under investigation.

Police enquiries are ongoing.

This article has been amended in line with an update from Hampshire constabulary.