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Teenager arrested for ‘racial comment’ about footballer

BUZZING: James Brown

GRAMPIAN POLICE have confirmed that a teenage boy has been arrested for allegedly racial abusing Aberdeen and Wales goalkeeper Jason Brown on social network website Twitter.

Speaking after Wales’ 2-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Scotland on October 13, Brown said on Twitter: “What a game. Both sets of fans were brilliant. The Tartan Army was strong.”

However, one user responded saying: “F*** off you d***** c***!!! Hope you get lynched.”

Grampian Police sent The Voice confirmation that an arrest was made.

A statement read: “Grampian Police can confirm that a 17-year-old male from Aberdeen has been arrested in connection with a racial comment made on Twitter to a professional footballer in October.

“A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal and the male is expected to appear in court in due course.”

The 30-year-old Gordon from south London responded to the news of the arrest via his Twitter account, saying: “Buzzing that the Grampian police have arrested and charged the idiot that racially abused myself! Thank you to all who also reported this”.

In an unrelated issue, Brown has been banned from driving for six months after police caught him driving without insurance.

After pleading guilty to the offence he was also fined £365.

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