Newcastle United: Police examine alleged racist gesture at match in opposition to Tottenham

Newcastle had been crushed 3-2 by Tottenham in Sunday’s Premier League recreation

Police are investigating an alleged racist gesture made by an individual to Tottenham followers throughout Sunday’s Premier League recreation at Newcastle United.

Spurs gained 3-2 in Newcastle’s first recreation following a takeover of the membership.

“An investigation is beneath method and the police have been made conscious,” stated a Magpies assertion.

“Discrimination has completely no place in soccer, on the street, on-line or in wider society and we won’t tolerate it beneath any circumstances.”

The membership added they “will pursue the strongest attainable motion in opposition to anybody concerned in discriminatory behaviour and can help any efforts by the authorities to safe a legal conviction.”

A Northumbria Police spokesperson stated: “We will verify we’re investigating an alleged racist incident throughout Newcastle United’s dwelling fixture with Tottenham at St James’ Park on Sunday.

“Enquiries are ongoing with the membership to establish anybody concerned and confirm whether or not legal offences have been dedicated.”

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