Man Arrested Over Racist Abuse Sent To England Players At Euro 2020
A man has been captured after bigoted web-based media posts were coordinated towards England players following the Euro 2020 last, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.
The suspect, 37, from Ashton upon Mersey, showed up at Cheadle Heath police headquarters on Wednesday morning and was captured on doubt of an offense under Section 1 of the Malicious Communications Act. He stays in guardianship for addressing.
A post was made on the evening of July 11 after the Italy versus England match at Wembley.
Analyst Inspector Matt Gregory, of GMP’s Trafford Division said:
“The activities of few individuals dominated what was an enormously bringing together occasion for our country on Sunday evening.
“We are firm in our responsibility, any bigoted maltreatment whether on the web or off isn’t adequate.
“We currently have one man in guardianship and our examination proceeds.”
Share this post with your Friends on