Arrest made following allegations of racist tweets to Northampton Town Football players

A joint investigation between Northamptonshire Police and Gloucestershire Police has been launched following allegations of racist tweets towards Northampton Town football players.

Last night a 25-year-old man from Cheltenham was arrested under the malicious communications act. He was subsequently also arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence of intentionally causing harassment, alarm or distress.

He remains in police custody in Cheltenham today pending further inquiries.

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Man arrested after racist Cobblers tweets

An investigation has been launched following allegations of racist tweets towards Northampton Town football players.