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Sport Twelve-year-old boy charged over Rangers' Alfredo Morelos race attack

13:20  11 february  2020
13:20  11 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

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A 12 - year - old boy has been charged in connection with racist chants against Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos . Police launched an investigation following allegations of abuse during the Scottish Premiership clash with Celtic on Sunday 29 December. The boy cannot be identified for legal reasons.

A 12 - year - old boy has been charged and reported in relation to the alleged racist abuse of a Rangers player during the Old Firm derby in December. The incident allegedly took place during Rangers ' 2-1 victory over Premiership champions Celtic on December 29. The boy cannot be named for legal

  Twelve-year-old boy charged over Rangers' Alfredo Morelos race attack © Alan Harvey/SNS Group via Getty Images

A 12-year-old boy has been charged and reported in connection with alleged racist chants towards Rangers star Alfredo Morelos.

Police confirmed that the Gers striker was the victim of the abuse hurled by the schoolboy.

The incident took place at a Celtic v Rangers SPFL clash on Sunday, December 29.

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Superintendent Mark Sutherland said: “Abuse of any form is completely unacceptable and Police Scotland will continue to rigorously investigate any reports of abuse we receive and bring those responsible before the relevant authorities.

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Police have charged and reported a boy following the alleged racist abuse of a Rangers player in a December match against Celtic.

A 12 - year - old boy has been charged in relation to alleged racist chants directed at a Rangers player in the game against Celtic at Celtic Park on December 29. Superintendent Mark Sutherland, of Greater Glasgow Division, said: "Abuse of any form is completely unacceptable and Police Scotland will

"We'd remind the public that, as the person charged is below the age of 18, he cannot be named or identified for legal reasons as per the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995."

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Sky Sports escape Ofcom sanction following mistranslated interview with Rangers' Alfredo Morelos... which led to a complaint from Celtic after sub-titles wrongly accused club's fans of racial abuse during December clash .
Sky Sports have escaped punishment from broadcast regulator Ofcom over a Celtic complaint regarding a mistranslated interview with Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos. The Parkhead club demanded answers from the broadcaster after sub-titles attached to a Sky interview with the Colombian, who spoke in Spanish, wrongly accused Celtic supporters of racial abuse during the meeting of the two clubs on December 29.Sky reporters were excluded from Celtic press conferences for a time, while Ofcom considered whether to launch a formal complaint.

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