Boy, 15, arrested over 'racist' Danny Welbeck tweet

  • 16 March 2015
  • From the section England
Danny Welbeck scores for Arsenal Image copyright AP
Image caption Danny Welbeck's goal for Arsenal knocked his former club Manchester United out of the FA Cup

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of sending a racist tweet aimed at Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck.

The post was made after Welbeck netted the winning goal during an FA Cup quarter-final clash against his former club Manchester United on 9 March.

Manchester-born Welbeck joined the Gunners for £16m last summer.

The 15-year-old boy, from the Salisbury area, was arrested on suspicion of racial abuse and released on bail until 13 April, Wiltshire Police said.

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