Arrest over 'racist' tweet at fans

An alleged racist tweet was directed at Leicester City fans before last night's game with Nottingham Forest

An alleged racist tweet was directed at Leicester City fans before last night's game with Nottingham Forest

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An 18-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly posting a racist Twitter message before a Championship football match.

Nottinghamshire Police said the suspect had been detained on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated public order offence ahead of Nottingham Forest's home fixture against Leicester City last night.

A police spokesman said the alleged offence involved a tweet directed at Leicester City's supporters.

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