West Mercia Police found the suspect after allegations; he was released under investigation
You racist attacks suffered by the player Marcus Rashford after the end of Eurocup rendered an arrest this Tuesday, 13, in the England. According to ‘Sky Sports’, a 50-year-old man accused of making a racist tweet against the player was taken away by West Mercia police for ‘suspicion of inciting racial hatred’. The suspect was not identified by authorities and was released under investigation. Inspector Pete Nightingale, responsible for the case, thanked the allegations. “We encourage people to make these reports and are pleased with how quickly we were able to deal with this incident,” he told the portal. “We continue to work with the local football community and have links with local clubs to ensure that this behavior is properly addressed,” added the researcher.
In addition to the attacks suffered on social media, a mural in honor of Rashford was painted in Manchester. In response, a group of people covered the vandalism with messages of love and affection for the athlete, who said on his social networks that he was moved. Rashford, only 23 years old, is very active in the local community on social agendas and was even decorated by the Queen Elizabeth II with the Order of the British Empire Medal for his fight against the hunger of needy children during the pandemic.