A man and woman from Egremont have been charged in connection with a disorder at the Chatanooga Takeaway on Main Street, Egremont.
The incident occurred at around 11am on Monday 5thÂ May when a man and woman entered the takeaway and were abusive towards staff members. A 33 year old man from Egremont received minor injuries during the incident.
Eric Dodgson, aged 45, of Old Smithfield, Egremont has been charged with racially aggravated public order.
Natalie Bates, aged 26, of Brisco Mount, Egremont was also charged with racially aggravated public order and criminal damage, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and racially aggravated common assault.
Both will appear before West Cumbria Magistrates Court on the 21stÂ May 2014.
Anyone who believes they may have been a victim of a discrimination-related crime should report this to Cumbria Constabulary on 101.