Police probe racist tweet aimed at Manchester City defender Micah Richards

December 1st, 201110:52 am @

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Police probe racist tweet aimed at Manchester City defender Micah Richards

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Police in Lincolnshire have launched an investigation after angry fans contacted them about comments posted on the 23-year-old defender’s official Twitter page, OfficalMR2.

Twitter user ‘WillMadine94’ tweeted: “You big fat n***** u r s***. Martin Kelly over u all day for england. Play for africa!!!” on the footballer’s page.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Skegness police station or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Following the incident, a spokesman for Manchester City said they were aware that police were investigating the matter and did not want to comment further on the incident at present.

A Premier League spokesman said: “The Premier League and our clubs are opposed to all forms of discrimination and, when appropriate, it is right
that the authorities take action in this area.”

 

 

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