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Woman Arrested After Shocking Footage Emerges Online Of A Bouncer Being Racially Abused In Liverpool

07/03/2016 18:54 GMT | Updated 07/03/2016 18:59 GMT

A woman has been arrested after a video was posted online of a bouncer being racially abused in Liverpool city centre.

The 21-year-old woman from the Anfield area has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence, Merseyside Police confirmed.

Her arrest comes after a video was posted on Facebook on Sunday night which showed a group of women shouting at a doorman escorting them down the street.

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Women were filmed shouting abuse at a bouncer

Police said that she has been taken into custody where she will be questioned.

In the video, one of the women can be heard saying: "Get away from the fucking Isis man."

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The footage was recorded on Sunday and has been referred to the police

The bouncer receives a barrage of abuse in the video.

He is called a "black bastard", a "fucking Paki" and a "nigger" in the clip.

Horrendous racist women from Liverpool

Thanks to Kwasie Mensah. These vile women need to be named and shamed, please help Merseyside Anti-Fascist Network. Using such racist names such as p@ki, n@gger and ISIS lover on Mother's Day. Truly shocking,

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Merseyside Police said in a statement earlier today: "Merseyside Police can confirm a video posted on social media, has been brought to the attention of the force.

"Detectives from the force’s specialist SIGMA team have launched an investigation and at this time officers are working to contact the person who posted the video.

"The force takes all reports of hate crime seriously and incidents are investigated by specially trained detectives from the force’s hate crime SIGMA team.

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