Pregnant woman loses baby after UK racist attack

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A man has been arrested in connection with a
racially motivated attack on a pregnant woman last
month in the UK,
which caused her to miscarry.
The 34-year-old woman was verbally abused with
“racial remarks” while shopping at a supermarket
in the town of Bletchley, north of London, on
August 6, police said on Wednesday.
The man then followed the woman out into a
parking lot where he physically attacked her,
kicking her in the torso and knocking her to the
ground.
She was later rushed to the nearby Milton Keynes
General Hospital, and treated for repeated blows to
the abdomen, but doctors were unable to save the
baby. It was unclear how far along she was in her
pregnancy.
“The … victim was pregnant and as a result of the
assault she lost her baby,” police said.
A 40-old-man who tried to intervene oh behalf of
the woman was hit over the head with a bag of ice
and a bottle.
Thames Valley Police confirmed  that
the 37-year-old man was taken into custody on
Wednesday in connection with the incident.
Witnesses told UK media that the woman was
“Middle Eastern in appearance” and wore a
headscarf, but a police spokesman refused to
comment on the victim.

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