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'Roar the Lion' arrested

A man who regularly dons the costume of Roar the Lion to play Rovers match day has been arrested on suspicion of sexual activity in the presence of a minor.

These allegations have prompted officials at Ewood to remove Scott Henderson from his position as the cuddly chap who vamps up the crowd.

The investigation involves a 15 year old boy and centres on The Blackburn Rovers Indoor Centre (or BRIC if you prefer).

A club spokesman spoke to the Blackburn Citizen - "Blackburn Rovers can confirm that Scott Henderson has been advised that the club is no longer prepared to offer him any casual work."

Lancashire police also commented saying - 'We can confirm that a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual activity in the presence of a child.

'He was arrested at his home address and has been bailed until December 15, pending further inquiries.'

Looks like the other people who play Roar will be working a few extra weekends.

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The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 8 2010

Time: 9:11AM

Your Comments

Some good news to start they day off?!
Mikey Delap
Wow, the real life Pedobear!
Stubbs
hahaha stubs
the shire
I'm glad the club sacked him
FreidelNo.1
that sums blackburn up don't it
big ash
 

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