By Richard Spillett for MailOnline
Published: 16:12 GMT, 3 January 2018 | Updated: 16:12 GMT, 3 January 2018
A police officer has apologised for a tweet about the Liverpool car park fire which has been construed as a reference to the Hillsborough disaster.
Northumbria Police received complaints after Curtis Ritchie, a serving constable, posted a message saying: 'Have they started blaming the police yet????'
One person contacted the force to express concern, claiming it was a 'disparaging remark' about people from Liverpool.
A police officer has apologised over a tweet in which he appeared to compare Liverpool's response to the car park fire on New Year's Eve to that after the Hillsborough disaster