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."