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Norfolk police issue "words of advice" to youth over online postings

Picture: Archant

Picture: Archant

Police have spoken to a teenager accused of posing with guns and posting racist rants on social media.

They launched an investigation after a tabloid newspaper claimed the 17-year-old from West Norfolk, who is a member of a rifle and pistol club, made threats to kill muslims online.

Today a spokesman said: “We are aware of an article, which was published in a national newspaper on Sunday, February 18.

“As a result officers gave words of advice to a male aged in his late teens and are satisfied that no offences have been committed.”

The youth is a member of a gun and pistol shooting club, for which a firearms certificate is not required.

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