Durham County FA have issued a statement after the incident before Seaham Red Star v Sunderland RCA in the Ebac Northern League Division One last night.
The statement is as follows:
The Durham County FA have been made aware of an incident which occurred at the Seaham Red Star v Sunderland RCA fixture last night and we will be investigating the matter by writing to both clubs and match officials for their comments.
We are also aware that the police are involved and also investigating. The incident reported has no place at all in football and it is very concerning especially as it was witnessed by members of the public which included children.