Man arrested for racist tweet aimed at Newcastle United
A man has been arrested after reports of a racist comment directed at Newcastle United on Twitter.
The tweet was made on the social networking site on Tuesday. Police began an investigation and the account it came from was later deleted.
Newcastle United issued a statement saying it was “appalled” by the comments made in reference to the club and its players.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody.
From BBC News