Tyne & Wear

Man charged over gesture at Sunderland v West Brom match

A 21-year-old man has been charged after reports of a racist gesture at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland.

Police received reports of racist behaviour at the Sunderland v West Bromwich football match on 24 November last year.

The incident occurred after a goal from West Brom striker Romelu Lukaku, Northumbria Police said.

The man will appear before Sunderland magistrates on 21 April charged with a racially aggravated offence.

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