Southampton fan arrested for racial abuse at match at Tottenham Hotspur's White Hart Lane

White Hart Lane

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Basingstoke Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter

A SAINTS fan has been arrested after being accused of making anti-Semitic remarks during last Sunday's away game with Tottenham Hotspur.

Police have confirmed that the 57-year-old supporter was arrested following complaints about comments made during the White Hart Lane match which saw Saints suffer a 3-2 defeat.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “During the match officers in the stadium received a complaint regarding the behaviour of a man sat in an area reserved for away supporters.

“The complaint was made by two people sat in the same area of the stadium.“Officers arrested the man, aged 57, on suspicion of a racially aggravated offence under section five of the Public Order Act.“He was taken into custody and subsequently bailed until 19 May, pending further investigation.”

The man was arrested in the away section of the stadium.

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