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Man arrested over T-shirt mocking Hillsborough tragedy

Ninety-six people died in the Hillsborough disaster in April 15 1989. Picture by Neil Jones/PA Wire

A 50-year-old man has been arrested after a pub-goer was seen wearing a T-shirt mocking the Hillsborough disaster.

Police said the suspect, from Worcester, was detained under public order laws on suspicion of causing alarm or distress by displaying abusive or insulting writing.

Officers from West Mercia Police launched an inquiry on Sunday after a man was seen wearing a T-shirt describing the 1989 disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans died, as "God's way of helping" a pest control firm.

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