Cheshire Police has tweeted that the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, which tackles child sex abuse, has said that Twitter has suspended the accounts that allegedly showed indecent images of children:
Cheshire Constabulary and other forces have been made aware of the circulation of images via Twitter that depict child abuse images.
CEOP - the policing unit dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children are investigating the matter.
A CEOP spokesperson said Twitter had disabled the accounts and would be reporting to the US National Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
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