Police warning West Devon parents after worrying cyber bullying incident

Thursday, 7 December 2017

By Contributor
in Crime

POLICE are advising parents to play close attention to their children’s internet activity after recent cyber bullying incidents in the West Devon area.

Police have said there has been an increase of cyber bullying online, including one incident where a YouTube video was set up and broadcast by children under ten-years-old, which showed them telling another child of similar age to commit suicide.

Due to the nature of the incident and the age of the children no further information can be shared of this particular crime but police want to take the opportunity to remind parents to keep a close eye on their children’s activity on the internet.

A police spokesperson said: ‘Children have been setting up their own YouTube account and posting cyber bullying videos that have content which is encouraging other children

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