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Police investigate allegation of abuse at football match

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following an allegation of racial abuse at a football match in Taunton.

It happened on 23rd February during Farnborough Town’s visit to Taunton Town at the Viridor Stadium in Wordsworth Drive.

A spokesperson commented; “We are investigating allegations that a visiting player was racially abused and  beer from a glass was thrown on to the pitch. Our enquiries into the incidents are continuing.”

Anyone with any information – especially mobile phone coverage of either event – is asked to contact the police on 101, quoting reference 5219043371

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