Racist, anti-Semitic and hateful tweets identified by Chelsea lead man to be charged by Met Police | Football news

A man has been charged after a Met Police investigation into racist, anti-Semitic and hateful tweets identified by Chelsea FC.

Nathan Blagg, 21, of Retford, Nottinghamshire, has been charged with seven counts of sending by a public communications network an offensive / indecent / obscene / threatening message / message contrary to the Malicious Communications Act.

The charges relate to seven individual tweets sent over a period of February 5, 2020 to February 3, 2021.

Blagg was charged by postal requisition and is due to appear in Westminster Magistrates’ Court on October 8.

The investigation is being conducted by the Met’s Central Football Unit, which arrested Blagg in February 2021.

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