Teenager arrested over alleged racial abuse at Bolton Wanderers v Bury FC match

The Macron Stadium, where a teenager allegedly racially abused a Bury player last night

The Macron Stadium, where a teenager allegedly racially abused a Bury player last night

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BOLTON Wanderers’ stewards have been praised for apprehending a teenager suspected of racially abusing a Bury player.

A referee at the Whites’ clash with Bury FC alerted stewards after allegedly hearing racial abuse aimed at Nathan Cameron.

Stewards, who were already looking into the situation, identified where the alleged abuse was coming from and detained three people. One teenage boy was arrested by police.

Bury manager Dave Flitcroft said: “We had an incident with Nathan Cameron and the Bolton stewards dealt with that.

"It was an incident of racist abuse and the Bolton stewards dealt with that brilliantly. Credit to Bolton, they have got zero tolerance and threw the kid out.

“So massive respect to Bolton last night for working like that.

“Again, it just shows you where Nathan’s head is that he can control himself in an environment where he is getting racially abused.”

The incident allegedly took place at The Macron Stadium last night.

A police spokesman said: “At about 9.30pm at The Macron Stadium a 17-year-old youth was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. He was been bailed until September 25.”

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6:42pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Replytohatersandscum says...

Standard Bolton behaviour
Standard Bolton behaviour Replytohatersandscum
  • Score: -1

6:47pm Wed 13 Aug 14

did-i-just-say-that says...

Probably one of the regulars on here. Fits the average description - kid and racist.
Probably one of the regulars on here. Fits the average description - kid and racist. did-i-just-say-that
  • Score: 7

7:14pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Bob Shaftoe says...

Replytohatersandscum wrote:
Standard Bolton behaviour
At least we don't see the likes of you up there scummer.
[quote][p][bold]Replytohatersandscum[/bold] wrote: Standard Bolton behaviour[/p][/quote]At least we don't see the likes of you up there scummer. Bob Shaftoe
  • Score: -11

8:08pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Greasy Chip Butty says...

Did any of the other good folk around him not give him a clip round the ear? Or was their silence complicit?
Did any of the other good folk around him not give him a clip round the ear? Or was their silence complicit? Greasy Chip Butty
  • Score: 16

11:26pm Wed 13 Aug 14

boltonnut says...

What's the point of making comments when you won't show them.
What's the point of making comments when you won't show them. boltonnut
  • Score: -2

5:01am Thu 14 Aug 14

longballs r us says...

The worst thing is that people around him should have pointed him out, in my opinion they are as bad as the racist thug!
The worst thing is that people around him should have pointed him out, in my opinion they are as bad as the racist thug! longballs r us
  • Score: 0

5:30pm Thu 14 Aug 14

Bury Taxpayer says...

I'd of thought you'd be more tolerant towards other races living in Bolton...
I'd of thought you'd be more tolerant towards other races living in Bolton... Bury Taxpayer
  • Score: 3

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