Man arrested for 'hostile tweets'

A man from Manchester will be questioned today over a barrage of hostile tweets to a feminist campaigner, including threats to rape and kill her.

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Man to be questioned over 'hostile tweets'

A man will be questioned today over a barrage of hostile tweets to a feminist campaigner, including threats to rape and kill her.

Caroline Criado-Perez, co-founder of the Women's Room (R) with Bank of England governor Mark Carney. Credit: Chris Ratcliffe/PA Wire

Caroline Criado Perez faced a deluge of threats on Twitter over the course of more than a day after she successfully campaigned for a woman's picture to be put on a new bank note.

Scotland Yard said a 21-year-old was arrested yesterday in Manchester on suspicion of harassment offences after officers in Camden, London, received a complaint of malicious communications on Thursday.

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