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Image released after racist incident at The City Ground during Nottingham Forest match

Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to following a racist incident at a Nottingham Forest game.

The incident happened on Sunday, August 28, and was reported to officers just after 6pm.

During the Forest and Spurs Premier League match at the City Ground, a man has made anti-Semitic gestures towards away fans.

The incident caused alarm, harassment, and distress.

PC Dan Humphrey, who is investigating the incident, said: “Going to a football match should be a great day out whether you win or lose.

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“Chants on the terrace and among opposing teams is part and parcel of the game, but there is a line that should not be crossed and this incident crosses that line. Racism has no place at a football match and we will investigate any incident that comes to our attention.

“We have released an image of a man we wish to speak to in connection with the incident. If you know the man in the picture or you are the man in the picture then please get in touch with us immediately.

“You can call 101, quoting incident number 22000504702 or information can also be left anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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