Po­lice probe pre-teen for sexting pals

Sunday Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - Talk Tv -

PO­LICE and coun­cil of­fi­cers have launched a probe af­ter a 12-year-old girl was caught send­ing a nude photo of her­self to six of her friends.

Yes­ter­day cops said she had com­mit­ted a sex crime by send­ing the photo.

Wilt­shire Po­lice is con­tact­ing her school in Warmin­ster to en­sure “an in­put on sexting for all young peo­ple of the rel­e­vant age can be given”.

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the in­ci­dent along with the so­cial ser­vices de­part­ment of Wilt­shire coun­cil.

A coun­cil spokesman yes­ter­day said: “Safe­guard­ing vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple is at the cen­tre of ev­ery­thing we do.”

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