Police are investigating an alleged racist comment made on Twitter against footballer Ashley Cole. A user - thought to live in Derbyshire - referred to the Chelsea star Cole as a 'choc ice'.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand replied: "I hear you fella! Choc ice is classic hahahahahaha!!". Derbyshire Police are investigating the original tweet.
A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said the force was not investigating the comments made by Ferdinand.
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