Man arrested following social media post after Euro 2020 final released under investigation
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A man arrested after social media posts were directed towards England football team players following the Euro 2020 final has been released under investigation.
The suspect, aged 37, from Ashton-Upon-Mersey, self-presented at Cheadle Heath police station this morning (14 July 21). He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of an offence under Section 1 of the Malicious Communications Act and later released under investigation.
A post was made on the evening of 11 July, following the Italy v England Euro 2020 final at Wembley.
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