Boy, 15, arrested over 'racist' Danny Welbeck tweet

Danny Welbeck scores for Arsenal Image copyright AP
Image caption Danny Welbeck's goal for Arsenal knocked his former club Manchester United out of the FA Cup

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of sending a racist tweet aimed at Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck.

The post was made after Welbeck netted the winning goal during an FA Cup quarter-final clash against his former club Manchester United on 9 March.

Manchester-born Welbeck joined the Gunners for £16m last summer.

The 15-year-old boy, from the Salisbury area, was arrested on suspicion of racial abuse and released on bail until 13 April, Wiltshire Police said.

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