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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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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 8 2010

Time: 9:11AM

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Some good news to start they day off?!
Mikey Delap
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08/10/2010 09:30:00

Wow, the real life Pedobear!
Stubbs
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08/10/2010 14:29:00

hahaha stubs
the shire
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10/10/2010 21:09:00

I'm glad the club sacked him
FreidelNo.1
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11/10/2010 14:01:00

that sums blackburn up don't it
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