Further Twitter rape naming arrests

North Wales Police have arrested nine more people as part of their investigation into the alleged naming of a rape victim on social media sites.

Three men and three women from Rhyl, Prestatyn and Llanddula were arrested early this morning and are being held at St Asaph police station.

Later in the morning another woman was arrested in Broughton, Flintshire and a man was arrested in Colwyn Bay.

A fifth man was arrested in Abergele at lunchtime today.

We continue to be proactive in this investigation and anticipate that further arrests will be made in the near future

– DS Bob Halford, North Wales Police

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