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Man arrested over racist tweet

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly posting a racist Twitter message before the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leicester City.

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Nottinghamshire Police said the suspect had been detained on suspicion of committing a racially-aggravated public order offence ahead of Forest's home fixture against Leicester on Wednesday night.

A police spokesman said the alleged offence involved a tweet directed at Leicester's supporters.

The suspect was later released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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