A Croydon man has been arrested after boastful messages about confronting a Muslim woman over the Brussels attacks appeared on Twitter.

A series of messages were posted on a Twitter account apparently owned by Londoner Matthew Doyle, 46, yesterday morning.

The first read: "I confronted a Muslim woman yesterday in Croydon. I asked her to explain Brussels. She said 'Nothing to do with me'. A mealy mouthed reply."

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