Pig's head left at Scots doorway

By Simon Rocker, June 10, 2011

Police have said that the leaving of a pig's head outside the home of a Jewish woman in Aberdeen is not a racial incident.

The head, reportedly with a knife stuck in it, was left on the doorstep of the woman on Friday evening the week before last.

But Grampian Police stated this week: "Following our initial inquiries we can confirm the incident is being treated as a breach of the peace and not a racist incident."

The Daily Record last week quoted the woman – a mother of six – as saying: "I can't think why this has happened, apart from the fact we are Jewish."

It reported that she had spotted a "rough-looking" man approaching her door and had then chased after him.

‘It is a breach of the peace’

Neither the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities or representatives of the small Aberdeen Jewish community were able to shed further light on the incident.

Last updated: 2:32pm, June 10 2011