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Police confirm 12-year-old has been arrested over racist abuse of Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By 101 Great Goals

The West Midlands Police Department have this evening confirmed that a boy of just 12 years of age has been taken into custody, in connection with the online racist abuse of Wilfried Zaha.
Zaha targeted
In a concerning story across the English media this morning, it came to light that Crystal Palace star Zaha had been subjected to a string of racially motivated insults on Saturday night.
The messages, via Twitter, came in anticipation of the Eagles' meeting with Aston Villa this afternoon, and appeared to come courtesy of a fan of the latter.
First, Zaha was warned:
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Boy, 12, arrested after racist messages sent to footballer Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Police investigating a series of racist messages sent to a Premier League footballer have arrested a 12-year-old boy.
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Police arrest 12-year-old boy after racist messages are sent to Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Crystal Palace forward received threats before Villa match Zaha offered support on Twitter by Ian Wright
West Midlands Police has confirmed they have arrested a 12-year-old boy after Wilfried Zaha was subjected to racist abuse on social media ahead of Crystal Palace's match against Aston Villa on Sunday. Zaha shared screenshots of the mesages he had been sent to his Instagram account in the early hours of Sunday morning, including one of members of the white supremacist organisation the Ku Klux Klan. “Woke up to this today,” wrote the Ivory Coast international.
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Wilfried Zaha: Police arrest 12-year-old after Crystal Palace star sent racist messages

Wilfried Zaha: Police arrest 12-year-old after Crystal Palace star sent racist messages

29 days ago   |   By Daily Express

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha shared the racist abuse he was sent on social media.
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Police arrest 12-year-old boy over racist messages sent to Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Police have arrested a 12-year-old boy in relation to racist abuse sent to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha on social media.
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Police arrest 12-year-old boy over racist abuse sent to Wilfried Zaha

Police arrest 12-year-old boy over racist abuse sent to Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha shared a string of abusive messages he was sent on Instagram - and the police have now arrested a child over the incident
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Boy, 12, arrested over racist abuse sent to Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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12-year-old Aston Villa fan arrested after disgusting racist abuse towards Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By CaughtOffside

West Midlands Police have announced that a 12-year-old from Solihull has been arrested after directing vile racist abuse towards Wilfried Zaha before Aston Villa's win against Crystal Palace earlier today.
Zaha took to Twitter earlier today to share the disgusting abuse he'd received from the account of an Aston Villa fan, which included shocking references to the Ku Klux Klan.
West Midland Police state that the offender has been taken into custody.
ARRESTED | We were alerted to a series of racist messages sent to a footballer today and after looking into them and conducting checks, we...
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Police arrest 12-year-old boy after racist messages sent to Wilfried Zaha

Police arrest 12-year-old boy after racist messages sent to Wilfried Zaha

29 days ago   |   By Metro

Wilfried Zaha was racially abused on the eve of his side's game against Aston Villa.
A 12-year-old boy from Solihull, Birmingham has been arrested after a string of vile, racist messages were sent to Crystal Palace footballer Wilfried Zaha.
The Ivory Coast international tweeted this morning to reveal a series of racist messages he had received from an Aston Villa fan on Instagram.
The user, jackdolan avfc, sent Zaha photos of the Ku Klux Klan and told the winger: ‘You better not score tomorrow you black c***. Or I'll come to your house dressed as a ghost.'
The messages appeared to be sent...
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12-year-old boy arrested over racist abuse of Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha on social media

29 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

West Midlands Police have arrested a 12-year-old boy as they investigate racist tweets sent to Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha ahead of Sunday's Premier League match against Aston Villa.
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