UK police arrest teenage Chelsea fan for antisemitic abuse
London’s Metropolitan Police have arrested a 17-year-old male for a “racially aggravated public order offence” during the first leg of the League Cup semi-final between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley, a force statement said.
It was understood the language used was allegedly antisemitic.
“Police have arrested a 17 year old male for a racially aggravated public order offence at tonight’s @SpursOfficial v @ChelseaFC,” said a statement from the Met Police’s Football Unit on Twitter.
“The male is currently being dealt with at a North London police station.”
The arrest took place at approximately 7:40 p.m. local time (1940 GMT), some 20 minutes before kick-off.