Police are investigating reports that a racist gesture was made towards West Brom striker Romelu Lukaku during Saturday's Premier League match against Sunderland.
Pictures appeared to show a fan making the gesture after the Belgian celebrated scoring his side's third goal in the 4-2 victory at the Stadium of Light.
Northumbria Police said it is "carrying out inquiries after a report of racist abuse was received at the Sunderland versus West Brom match on Saturday."
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