Monday, 18 December 2017

Police are investigating an alleged racially aggravated assault against England footballer Raheem Sterling


Raheem Sterling
-Manchester City star Raheem Sterling was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at the club's training ground.




-The Manchester City star was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at the club's training ground on Saturday, just hours before he scored twice to help his side to a 4-1 demolition of Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium.

-Greater Manchester Police say no report has yet been made, but they are treating the incident as a hate crime.

"On Sunday 17 December 2017, police were made aware that a 23-year-old man had been subject to a racially aggravated assault on Clayton Lane on Saturday 16 December," the force said in a statement.

"While an official report has not yet been made, enquiries will be carried out and officers are treating it as a hate crime.


"Hate crime will not be tolerated in Greater Manchester."

City's victory on Saturday evening extended their Premier League winning run to an unprecedented 16 matches, leaving the club 11 points clear at the top of the table.

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