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The three arrested for racist insults to Vinicius in Mestalla are released after giving a statement to the Police

VALENCIA, 23 May.

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The three arrested for racist insults to Vinicius in Mestalla are released after giving a statement to the Police

VALENCIA, 23 May. (EUROPA PRESS) -

The National Police have released the three young people who have been arrested this Tuesday in relation to racist insults to the Real Madrid player Vinicius during the football match between this team and Valencia CF played on Sunday at Mestalla.

The three people, aged between 18 and 21, have been released after giving a statement at police stations, and after being warned of the need to appear in court when required to do so, as confirmed to Europa Press police sources.

The young people have been arrested this Tuesday as alleged perpetrators of a hate crime after having been identified in an investigation that has had the collaboration of the Valencia Football Club and which is still open to identify other possible perpetrators.

The investigation began last Sunday during the soccer match between Valencia Club de Fútbol and Real Madrid, where insults and gestures "with racist overtones" directed at the Real Madrid player were recorded in the second half.

At the time of the events, agents from the Police Intervention Units identified one of the alleged perpetrators and, later, the investigators took various steps that concluded with the identification of two other alleged perpetrators. They have finally been arrested this Tuesday morning, two in Valencia and one in a nearby municipality, as alleged perpetrators of a hate crime.