Arrest over anti-Semitic tweets on the day of Tottenham v West Ham match

A man has been arrested this morning in connection with a series of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter. Messages were sent on the day of the Tottenham v West Ham match on 6 October, making reference to the Holocaust and Adolf Hitler.

A 55-year-old man was arrested at his home address in Hemel Hempstead over the tweets Credit: Press Association

In addition to the anti-Semitic tweets, police also found messages on the suspect's account that were abusive to and incited violence against Muslims. The Twitter account has since been suspended.