Southend: Man arrested over offensive tweet to West Ham player Carlton Cole

A MAN has been arrested after a tweet sent to West Ham player Carlton Cole was reported to police.

Police arrested a 22-year-old man from Southend on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence following a tweet send to @Carltoncole1 – the account for the player – yesterday.

A spokesman for Essex police said investigations were ongoing.

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