Custom Search 1

Convicted Collymore abuser spared jail

BROADCASTER: Collymore

LAW STUDENT John Cryer has been found guilty of sending several racist messages to a former professional footballer via social networking site Twitter.

TalkSport broadcaster Stan Collymore – who played for Crystal Palace Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, to name a few – was the victim of numerous racist tweets sent by Cryer.

The 21-year-old Cryer, who studies law at Newcastle University, was told to undertake a two-year community order with 240 hours of unpaid work and to pay £150 to the Newcastle Magistrates’ Court.

Cryer was arrested in January after Collymore reported him to the Staffordshire Police.

After the sentencing, Collymore tweeted: "Would like to thank Northumbria & Staffordshire Police for their professionalism in dealing with this case."

Subscribe to The Voice database!

We'd like to keep in touch with you regarding our daily newsletter, Voice competitions, promotions and marketing material and to further increase our reach with The Voice readers.

If interested, please click the below button to complete the subscription form.

We will never sell your data and will keep it safe and secure.

For further details visit our privacy policy.

You have the right to withdraw at any time, by clicking 'Unsubscribe'.

Facebook Comments