A 16-year-old girl with Down's Syndrome has said she wanted to cry after hearing "internet trolls" were mocking her image online.
Heidi Crowter from Coventry spoke to ITV’s Daybreak with her mother Liz Crowter, and admitted she was almost brought to tears after learning photos of her were being used by online bullies to insult people with Down’s Syndrome.
They were later removed by Facebook after being reported on its online link and reviewed by its User Operations Team.
Heidi and her mother have also spoken to ITV Central:
On learning that her photo had been stolen from a website for a parents' support group, Heidi said: “It felt like I wanted to cry because they don’t have anything better to do."
Asked if it made her angry, Heidi said: “A little bit, yes.”
Heidi’s mother explained how she discovered the stolen images of Heidi:
Liz said she immediately contacted Facebook to get the images removed. Facebook have said: