Racial abuse prick jailed

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A MAN who ad­mit­ted racially abus­ing a U.S. army vet­eran on a tram with two other males has been jailed.

Juan Jasso was ver­bally at­tacked and had beer thrown at him for tack­ling the trio for us­ing foul lan­guage on the Metrolink tram in Manchester on June 28.

Job­less Robert Mol­loy, 20, of no fixed ad­dress, was jailed for six months for abus­ing Mr Jasso and two other men.

Sen­tenc­ing of Aaron Cauchi, 19, was ad­journed over ill­ness while a boy, 16, was given a six-month re­fer­ral or­der.

The court heard the lo­cal trio had been drink­ing all night when they went on a 7.45am “ram­page” and abused Mr Jasso and two other peo­ple in sep­a­rate in­ci­dents.

Their abuse of Mr Jasso was filmed by a pas­sen­ger and widely viewed.

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