Police Criticise Video Targeting Vulnerable Football Fan

17 December 2018, 18:57 | Updated: 17 December 2018, 19:03


Nottinghamshire Police say they're investigating after being alerted to a video circulating on social media that showed verbal abuse towards a vulnerable football supporter.

A spokesperson for the force issued a statement said: "We’re aware of a video circulating on social media and we’re working together with Nottingham Forest Football Club to investigate the incident. 

Detectives say that they are treating the incident as a hate crime. 

Both Derby and Forest fans have united to support the fan and a Just giving page has been set up to support him.