Arrest made in Raheem Sterling racial attack

Update on Raheem Sterling racial attack

A man has been arrested on suspicion of hate crime after Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling was racially attacked and abused.

It was reported Sterling was racially attacked on 16 December after arriving at City’s training ground.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said they arrested a 29-year-old on suspicion of racially aggravated assault.

The police officers are treating the case as a hate crime.

Manchester City are yet to comment on the allegation or arrest.

GMP’s detective chief inspector Paul Walker added: “Racism will not be tolerated in Greater Manchester and has no place in civilised society. We take every report incredibly seriously.”

Sterling is City’s top scorer so far this season, with 15 goals in all competitions.

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