Man in 'racial incident' arrest after Arsenal-Newcastle match

A man has been arrested in an inquiry into alleged racist behaviour at a football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United.

The alleged incident occurred during Arsenal's home Premier League match against Newcastle United, on 12 March.

Police said a 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of racially-aggravated public disorder.

He was bailed to return to Islington Police Station, next month.

An Arsenal Football Club spokesperson said: "We reiterate that Arsenal Football Club does not tolerate foul language, racist chanting, homophobic chanting or any anti-social behaviour at Emirates Stadium.

"We will continue to act with zero tolerance towards any individual found to be acting in an abusive manner."

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