LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Kick It Out have released a statement after a Tottenham supporter was arrested for throwing a banana skin at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Sunday

The incident occurred in the 10th-minute of the game, which saw Aubameyang score the first of his two goals for Arsenal through a penalty.

The Gabon striker celebrated his opener near the visiting Spurs fans with CCTV capturing the moment the supporter threw a banana skin at Aubameyang.

In total, seven arrests were made in the hotly-disputed North London derby with Kick It Out now reacting.

Football’s equality and inclusion organisation condemned the supporter’s racist actions and welcomed news of a police investigation.

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“Our latest reporting figures show incidents of racism are on the rise and the banana throwing at #NLD [the north London derby] should be seen in that context,” read a statement on Twitter.

“We condemn this action, welcome the police investigation – the person who did this should be banned from football for life.”

The Times reporter Martyn Ziegler also announced UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has branded the incident a disaster on Twitter.

Arsenal won the game on Sunday after three second-half goals from Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Lucas Torreira secured them a 4-2 win.