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Video: Sickening racist attack on street busker viewed by 348,000

Shameful assault airs on BBC show

Published 20/02/2014 | 14:09

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A SICKENING racist and violent attack on a street busker has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times after first being aired on the BBC.

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Francis Muir’s shameful assault on street entertainer Melo in Glasgow city centre was first show on BBC Scotland series ‘The Street’.

In the clip Muir can be heard calling the African busker a “black b******”.

He then approaches Melo and says: “What about the f****** British or the homeless? You are taking the f****** p***. You are milking our country for thousands, ya f****** black b******."

Muir and a friend, who cannot be named for legal reasons, attempt to punch and kick the entertainer, who is forced to defend himself with a metal trolley.

BBC bosses have revealed that 348,000 people tuned in to the programme at 10.35pm last night.

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