'I was doing a chicken dance!' Sunderland fan accused of monkey gesture protests his innocence | UPDATED: 13:02 GMT, 30 November 2012 The Sunderland fan accused of making a racist monkey gesture at West Brom's on-loan striker Romelu Lukaku has claimed he was ‘doing a chicken dance.’ Liam Jones, 21, was arrested after pictures appeared to show him directing the gesture at the Belgium striker after he scored at the Stadium of Light last Saturday. Mr Jones, of Hendon, Sunderland, insists that – although he can understand concerns about photo – he was actually doing an impression of a chicken, not a monkey. I'm innocent: Liam Jones, 21, from Sunderland, pictured here (grey sweater, flat cap, centre of frame) claims he was doing a chicken dance and was not directing racist monkey gesture at Romelu Lukaku (right) Controversial moment: Mr Jones (grey sweater, flat cap, centre of frame) makes a gesture at Lukaku after the Belgium striker scored last Saturday Northumbria Police received a complaint after a supporter in the North Stand was spotted carrying out the alleged abuse when Lukaku scored his team’s third goal in a 4-2 win for West Brom.
The have-a-go-hero schoolboy: 14-year-old jumps into middle of eight-man brawl in shopping centre to protect security guard Jack Slater was still wearing his uniform when he leapt in to helpThe fight in Maidstone, Kent, saw guards bitten, punched and headbuttedTeen, who said he would do it again, was given a reward for his bravery | UPDATED: 17:35 GMT, 30 November 2012 Jack Slater was still wearing his school uniform when he jumped in to help. He has since been rewarded for his bravery A teenager in his school uniform dived in to stop a fight which saw four security guards punched, kicked, head-butted and bitten. Have-a-go-hero Jack Slater, 14, did not spare a thought for his own safety until after he saved the security man from four attackers