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Chelsea fan accused of 'racist' gestures to be set free

News 13 Dec 2012, 22:19 IST

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 31: A fan shows a red card during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2012 in London, England.

A Chelsea fan who was spotted making ‘monkey’ gestures supposedly at Manchester united player Danny Welbeck has been cleared of any further action by the metropolitan police.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson stated: “The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) takes any allegation of racist chanting and/or behaviour very seriously and if any matters are brought to our attention they will of course be thoroughly investigated. 

“The MPS routinely work very closely with football clubs and partner agencies to monitor behaviour to ensure public confidence and safety.’ and that ‘a decision was taken with the Crown Prosecution Service to proceed with no further action.”

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