A WOMAN was racially abused when she was at the play park with her children in Cheltenham.

The woman was in Old Patesians, Everest Road at around 3.50pm on Friday, January 19 when a female racially abused her.

Gloucestershire Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident and encouraging anyone who knows anything to get in touch.

The offender is described as a white female in her mid-60s who was around 5ft 4" tall.

She had a “weathered face and bedraggled hair" and was wearing a long khaki coat with baggy trousers and long boots/wellies.

The alleged offender was walking a Yorkshire Terrier and Golden Retriever at the time.

Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting incident 392 of January 19.