A GROUP of youths "hurled racist and homophobic abuse" at children playing on their scooters in Flintshire.

North Wales Police's South Flintshire team said the incident occurred on Gladstone playing fields in Hawarden on October 3 between 5pm and 5.30pm.

It saw a group of male and female youths, said to be about 15 years of age, hurl the "racist and homophobic abuse" three 10-year-old boys who were playing on their scooters, police said.

A police investigation into the incident is underway and anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting reference number 20000600751.