Police arrest boy for sending racist tweet to Man U player
Rio Ferdinand of Manchester United is helped by team-mate Danny Welbeck (L) after being struck by an object during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Manchester, England.
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Police say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested for sending a racist tweet to a Manchester United player, widely reported to be Rio Ferdinand, during the stormy derby match against Manchester City.
Greater Manchester Police say the boy was held on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense before being released on bail pending further enquiries.