Man arrested at Birmingham City’s clash with Hull City at St Andrews on suspicion of racial abuse

A man was arrested during the Blues v Hull City match at St Andrews after a Blues player was previously racially abused at St Andrews during a game against Huddersfield. Police also arrested another man on suspicion of assaulting a steward
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of racially abusing a BCFC player during a Birmingham City match against Huddersfield at St Andrews.

The game took place on October 3. But officers arrested the suspect at the match last night (Wednesday, October 25) where Blues lost to Hull City 2-0 at their home ground. It was one of two arrests at the game.

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In the first incident West Midlands Police said that their officers spotted the 52 year-old suspect shortly after kick-off. In a separate incident another man was arrested just after full time on suspicoin of assaulting a steward. Both remain in custody for questioning.

Here’s the full police statement: “A man has been arrested at tonight’s Birmingham City FC’s game against Hull City at St Andrews. Officers spotted a man wanted for questioning after a BCFC player was racially abused during the match against Huddersfield on 3 October.

”They moved in to arrest the 52-year-old shortly after kick-off on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. Another man, aged 20, was also arrested just after full-time on suspicion of assaulting a steward.Both remain in custody for questioning.”

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