2 arrested over hate tweets linked to EPL game
British police says two men have been arrested on suspicion of
inciting racial hatred after allegedly anti-Semitic messages were
posted on Twitter relating to a Premier League match.
The Metropolitan Police says the tweets after the Tottenham-West
Ham London derby in October made reference to Adolf Hitler and gas
Tottenham has traditionally drawn a large fan base from the
Jewish communities in London, and supporters have faced
Police warned West Ham fans before the match they were clamping
down on such abuse.
The unnamed men, aged 24 and 22, were arrested on Thursday and
have been released on bail until January.