Police investigating alleged racist gesture aimed at West Brom striker

West Brom's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the Premier League match at Sunderland. Credit: PA

Police are investigating reports that a racist gesture was aimed at West Brom striker Romelu Lukaku by a fan at a Premier League match at Sunderland on Saturday.

Pictures appeared to show a man making monkey gestures at Lukaku, who is black.

The Northumbria Police force said it is "carrying out inquiries after a report of racist abuse was received at the Sunderland vs. West Brom match on Saturday."