Oldham laud Liverpool for investigating allegations of racial abuse

Liverpool and Merseyside Police have been praised by League One Oldham for their handling of the alleged incident of racist abuse directed at Tom Adeyemi during Friday's FA Cup tie at Anfield.

Liverpool and Merseyside Police have been praised by League One Oldham for their handling of the alleged incident of racist abuse directed at Tom Adeyemi during Friday's FA Cup tie at Anfield.

On Sunday, police investigating the incident arrested a 20-year-old man from Aintree, Merseyside on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. He was later released on bail.

Oldham thanked both parties for their continued communication and support throughout the investigation to date.

"The chairman and directors of Oldham Athletic Football Club would like to thank Liverpool Football Club and officers of the Merseyside Police for their concerns and painstaking efforts in investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident involving Tom Adeyemi," the statement read.

"Excellent communication has been maintained and the club and player have been notified of every detail during the progress of the investigation."

 

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