Worcester woman charged after video of racist abuse went viral

Sharna Walker, from Worcester, has been charged with a number of offences after a video went viral

A woman has been charged after a video showing a doorman being racially abused on Birmingham’s Broad Street went viral.

The incident happened after the bouncer asked a woman to asked to leave the Figure of Eight pub on Saturday, May 22.

The scenes were captured on a phone camera and quickly went viral.

An investigation was launched and a woman was arrested on May 24.

Police have today said Sharna Walker aged 25, from Worcester, has been charged with racially aggravated common assault, assault, criminal damage and public order offence.

She will appear before Birmingham Magistrates on August 3.

A spokesman from West Midlands Police said: “Sharna Walker aged 25 from Worcester charged with racially aggravated common assault, assault, criminal damage and public order offence.”

The charges follow a video, posted to Twitter by a bouncer who was racially abused outside The Figure Eight in Birmingham on May 22, which went viral.

A video of an incident involving a woman and a doorman outside The Figure of Eight, on Broad Street, on 22 May, was viewed millions of times.

Source – Birmingham Mail