Norfolk Police has confirmed they're investigating an incident at a block of flats in Norwich which involved posters telling residents "we do not tolerate people speaking other languages than English" as 'racially aggravated'.
A spokeswoman for the force told us: "We can confirm we are investigating this incident, which was initially reported yesterday (Saturday 1st February) at 5.40pm.
"Officers attended Winchester Tower last night and all posters had been removed.
"Those posters kept by residents have since been seized for forensic enquiries and we will be working with the council to examine any available CCTV.
"There is no place in society for hatred and intolerance.
"Nobody should have to face intimidation because of who they are and it is more important than ever that we stand together in the face of hostility.
"We remain committed to helping people feel safe and secure as they go about their lives.
"The matter is being dealt with as a racially aggravated public order incident and anyone with information which could help officers with enquiries should contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting crime reference 36/7964/20."
Norfolk Police added that no arrests have been made at this time.
Norwich City Council, who reportedly own Winchester Tower, tweeted to say that they were taking the matter very seriously.
You may have seen a photo of a poster that has appeared in one of our properties.— Norwich City Council (@NorwichCC) February 1, 2020
Norwich has a proud history of being a welcoming city, and
we will not tolerate this behaviour. 1/2
As soon as we became aware of this incident, we reported— Norwich City Council (@NorwichCC) February 1, 2020
it to @NorfolkPolice and they are investigating.
We take this very seriously and encourage residents to
contact us or the police if they have any concerns. 2/2
A picture of the posters, which were reportedly put up in the block of flats on Brexit Day, has been shared widely on social media.