West Yorkshire Police

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Police Look Into Allegations Of Racism At Junior Football Match, Leeds.

Police are making initial enquiries following recent media coverage of allegations of racism at a junior football match in Leeds.

Chief Inspector Ian Croft, who heads neighbourhood policing in north-east Leeds, said: "Although we have not currently had any direct reports about alleged incidents at a match involving junior players from Chapeltown and Tingley, we are aware of recent national and local media coverage about it.

"West Yorkshire Police takes all allegations of racism or other hate incidents very seriously and will take action as is necessary and appropriate.

"At this stage our focus is on tracing and speaking to the children who are reported to have been the victims of racist comments to establish the full circumstances."

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