Man arrested at Birmingham City game after Blues player allegedly racially abused

The man was arrested on suspicion of a racially abusive incident at a previous Blues game. Credit: ITV News Central

A man was arrested at Birmingham City Football Club’s game against Hull City at St Andrews last night (26 October).

Officers spotted a man wanted for questioning after a Blues player was allegedly racially abused during a previous match against Huddersfield on 3 October.

The 52-year-old was arrested moments after kick-off on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence.

Another man, 20, was also arrested just after full-time on suspicion of assaulting a steward.

They both remain in custody for questioning.

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