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Newcastle horse punch fan jailed

Barry Rogerson, 45, charged with punching a police horse after Newcastle United lost 3-0 at home to Sunderland in April, has been jailed for 12 months.

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Fan punched police horse after heavy derby loss

Barry Rogerson was involved in the incident with a police horse after the team he supports, Newcastle United, lost heavily in the local derby against Sunderland in April.

Shortly after the incident above, Mr Rogerson said he "lashed out" because he was trying to protect himself after becoming separated from his friends.

"I'm not proud," he told ITV Tyne Tees at the time. "I really let my family down."

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