Woman banned from 'golden mile' bars after alleged racist abuse of doorman

A woman accused of racially abusing a pub doorman on Birmingham’s ‘golden mile’ has been banned from all the entertainment area's licensed premises.

A video of the abuse has been viewed millions of times online
A video of the abuse has been viewed millions of times online

Pubwatch in the Westside area of the city has barred Sharna Walker, 25, from all its pubs, bars and clubs for 12 months with immediate effect.

Her details will now be circulated to all 100-plus licensed venues on Westside, the group said.

Ms Walker, from Worcester, was charged by West Midlands Police last month with racially aggravated common assault following an incident outside The Figure of Eight Wetherspoon's pub, on Broad Street, on May 22.

The Figure of Eight on Broad Street in Birmingham. Photo: Google

She was also charged with assault, criminal damage and a public order offence.

The charges relate to an incident involving a doorman which was captured on video and later uploaded onto social media where it was viewed millions of times.

Ms Walker was due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Tuesday but the case has been deferred until September 29.

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