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Arrest over allegations of racial abuse against Chelsea hitman Ba

A man has been arrested for allegedly racially abusing Chelsea striker Demba Ba on Facebook. A 39-year-old man from Gateshead has been arrested on suspicion of racially-aggravated harassment and bailed pending further inquiries.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Police received a complaint about an offensive message posted on Facebook earlier this month.

"A 39-year-old Gateshead man has been arrested on suspicion of racially-aggravated harassment and has been bailed pending further inquiries."

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