Description released of Josh Magennis racial abuse suspect

Police have released a description of the man suspected of racially abusing Kilmarnock attacker Josh Magennis.

Josh Magennis, left, insists he was the victim of racial abuse in the match against Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Josh Magennis, left, insists he was the victim of racial abuse in the match against Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

The alleged offence took place during Saturday’s match between Killie and Hearts at Tynecastle.

The hosts won the game 1-0 but afterwards Magennis made a complaint that he’d been a victim of racially aggravated abuse from a supporter.

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The man is said to have been sitting in section E of the Wheatfield Stand. He’s described as white, stocky, dark receding hair and in his mid-40s. He was also said to have been wearing dark glasses and a dark jacket, which may have had red lining.

Police are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

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