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Man charged with Twitter race abuse

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Police have charged a man with posting racist abuse on a social networking site directed at Newcastle United.

Northumbria Police said Peter Copeland, 29, from West Rainton, Durham, is due to appear before Sunderland Magistrates Court on Monday February 6.

A police spokesman said Copeland had been charged with two offences in connection with the Malicious Communications Act.

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