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Middlesbrough fan arrested for allegedly urinating in QPR keeper's water bottle

Adama Traore of Middlesbrough scores his side's third goal past Alex Smithies of Queens Park Rangers
Middlesbrough's Adama Traore scored his side's third goal past QPR goalkeeper Adam Smithies.

A Middlesbrough fan has been arrested for allegedly urinating in the opposition team goalkeeper's water bottle, police said.

The supporter was facing a ban from watching his team following the incident at Queens Park Rangers' Loftus Road ground during Boro's 3-0 away win.

Video shared on social media showed a man throw a water bottle onto the pitch behind the QPR goal.

Fans talking about the incident on a forum indicated the bottle may have been taken earlier by a pitch invader.

Cleveland Police's dedicated football officer said on Twitter: "I've been asked by a few followers and can confirm the so called @Boro fan who urinated in the @QPRFC goalie bottle was arrested by colleagues from @MPSFootballUnit

"Disgusting act and I will do all I can to remove him from attending Boro games again."

The Metropolitan Police's football unite said via its Twitter account that a man was charged with throwing an item onto the pitch and will face court.

Last month, a Sunderland fan was ejected from the Stadium of Light after he was reported to have defecated on his seat -- although police later said he was merely drunk.

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