Newcastle United fan who punched a police horse apologises

The image of Newcastle United fan Barry Rogerson punching a police horse during disorder after Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby made national headlines. Today he apologised and told ITV News Tyne Tees why he did it.

You can watch the original video of the horse punch in full here.

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Fan apologises for horse punch

Barry Rogerson made national headlines when he was filmed punching a horse during disorder after Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby. He now says is is "sickened by his actions".