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UK police arrest teenage Chelsea fan for antisemitic abuse

Source: Times of Israel

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.