British Teen Arrested for Alleged Racist Tweet

Directed at Manchester United player


A 15-year-old has been arrested by police investigating a racist tweet sent during Sunday's Manchester derby.

The teenager was held on Monday night on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence, Greater Manchester Police said.

An investigation was launched after a message was directed at a Manchester United player. The boy has been bailed pending further inquiries.

(Hat tip to Reason commenter Archduke Pantsfan)