Man who sent abusive tweets 'also targeted Labour MP'

John Nimmo, who pleaded guilty to sending "menacing" tweets to a feminist campaigner, also targeted Labour MP Stella Creasy, a court heard.

File photo of Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow.
Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow, also received abusive messages on Twitter. Credit: Chris Ratcliffe/PA Wire

Prosecutor Alison Morgan said Ms Creasy had suffered a "substantial impact" as a result of "these events."

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Two admit sending menacing tweets to feminist campaigner

Two people have pleaded guilty to sending "menacing" tweets to feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez after her successful campaign to get a woman on banknotes. John Nimmo, 25, and Isabella Sorley, 23, admitted sending the messages in July.