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West Ham fans arrested over offensive gestures during Tottenham clash

West Ham fans arrested over offensive gestures during Tottenham clash

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The Metropolitan Police have stated that two men were detained for a racially aggravated public order offense, and revealed they have also received an official complaint.

Metropolitan Police have confirmed that two men were arrested during Tottenham's clash with West Ham on Sunday on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense.

Sections of the away support were allegedly heard making anti-Semitic chants throughout the game, behavior which has since been condemned by a number of anti-racism groups.

The FA has launched an investigation into the claims, and on Monday afternoon the Metropolitan Police confirmed that they made two arrests at White Hart Lane.

“Two men were arrested during the football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham on Sunday the 25th November on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense,” a police spokesperson told Goal.com.

“The men accepted a police caution.”

There have been widespread calls for an investigation by the police, but they confirmed that, while a complaint has been received, they are yet to investigate it further.

“A complaint has been received but we are yet to speak formally to the complainant,” the spokesperson added.

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