Police have launched an investigation into an assault on a blind woman yesterday evening.
A man coughed on his victim when she asked him to keep his distance in Halifax Road in Melksham.
The offender left the scene after the assault, and the victim was left upset and distressed as a result.
A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: We are now treating this as a hate crime incident and would appeal to anyone with information to get in touch.”
Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact Wiltshire Police by calling them on 101. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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