Two men accused of posting anti-semitic tweets following a Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham match

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Two men arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred over tweets Two men arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred over tweets

Two more men have been arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred following comments made on Twitter after a football match.

A police investigation was launched after complaints about tweets sent following the match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United on October 6.

The tweets were of an anti-Semitic nature and made reference to Hitler and gas chambers.

A 24-year-old man was arrested at his home in Croydon yesterday on suspicion of inciting racial hatred.

A 22-year-old man was also arrested in Wiltshire on suspicion of the same offence.

A 48-year-old man was previously arrested at his home in Canning Town on suspicion of inciting racial hatred on December 5.

All three men have been bailed until a date in late January, pending further enquiries

A 55-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead was arrested and cautioned for malicious communications on November 28 after he sent a string of anti-Semitic tweets relating to the same match.

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