Tyne & Wear

Police investigate racist abuse claim at St James' Park

Northumbria police are investigating a report of racist language being used during a football match at St James' Park.

It said it received a complaint after the game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on Saturday.

The force said it took such allegations "extremely seriously" and inquiries were ongoing into the incident.

Anyone who heard or saw anything, or has any information, is asked to contact police.

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