In the early hours of this morning (26 May), Cumbria Constabulary arrested an 36-year-old man from Maryport on suspicion of a public order offence – inciting racial hatred.
The arrest followed a report from a member of the public regarding a social media post published on Twitter yesterday evening (25 May).
The man is currently in police custody.
Hate crime will not be tolerated. If you or anyone you know is affected you can report it online at https://goo.gl/uG8U2L