Racism reported at Newcastle United and Man City match

Police are investigating reports of racism at a Premier League football match. Northumbria Police received a report that racist language was used inside St James' Park during today's fixture between Newcastle United and Manchester City.

A spokesman said the force took such allegations very seriously and inquiries were ongoing.

Police asked for anyone who saw or heard anything at the match, or who has any information, to contact them on 101 extension 69191.