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Man arrested over offensive James Bulger tweets

A man has been arrested for allegedly sending offensive tweets about murdered toddler James Bulger.

Sussex detectives arrested a 62-year old man in Bexhill on Thursday 22 May, on suspicion of sending offensive Twitter messages, contrary to the Malicious Communications Act 1993.

He was interviewed and bailed until 28 August while enquiries continue.

Officers are co-ordinating their enquiries with Merseyside Police as the Twitter messages were initially reported to that force, but the investigation in Bexhill is being carried out by Sussex Police.

Mum says TV show saved her son

Stephen Drew, with Christina Sadler and her son Tom Roberts. Credit: ITV News

A mother who dubbed her 12-year-old son Britain’s naughtiest schoolboy said today he had turned his life around after appearing on Channel 4 show Mr Drew’s School For Boys.

Tom Roberts, from Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, has suffered with behavioural problems since he was 16 months old - and would even try to climb out of his cot and out of windows.

His mother Christina Sadler, 45, said she tried everything to discipline her child before he was permanently expelled from school.

She then signed Tom up to Educating Essex star Mr Drew's residential summer school, which aims to improve the lives of troubled boys.

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