Police arrest teen for racist offence at cup tie

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In a post on Twitter, the football unit of the Metropolitan Police, whose officers were on duty for the first leg at Wembley, posted: "Police have arrested a 17-year-old male for a racially aggravated public order offence at tonight's @SpursOfficial v @ChelseaFC.

"The male is currently being dealt with at a North London police station."

An earlier post from the force had read: "We are working with London football clubs to ensure hate crime, including racism and anti-Semitic language, is tackled robustly.

"Any instances of such behaviour will be taken seriously and thoroughly investigated."