Striker probed by police for alleged racist tweet

Updated: 11 January 2013 23:31 IST

Griffiths is on loan at Hibs from second-tier English team Wolverhampton Wanderers. Both clubs have condemned Griffiths for his tweet and say he will be subject to disciplinary action.

Striker probed by police for alleged racist tweet

Edinburgh:

Police say they are investigating allegations that Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths posted a racist comment in an angry exchange on Twitter.

The 22-year-old Griffiths, who plays for Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League, has apologized to a fellow user.

Lothian and Borders Police say "we have been made aware of this matter, and we are carrying out initial enquiries."

Griffiths is on loan at Hibs from second-tier English team Wolverhampton Wanderers. Both clubs have condemned Griffiths for his tweet and say he will be subject to disciplinary action.



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