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General Category => General Cookham Discussions => Topic started by: Thames Valley Police on December 06, 2017, 12:37:46 AM



Title: Important notice from Thames Valley Police regarding explicit video circulating
Post by: Thames Valley Police on December 06, 2017, 12:37:46 AM
Message sent by
Gareth Ford-Lloyd (Police, Communications, Thames Valley)


We are aware of an explicit video involving a child which has been distributed via social media. This is currently under investigation by Hampshire Constabulary.
 
If you have received this explicit video on Snapchat, Instagram or by any other means you must delete it immediately. If you show this video to someone else or forward it on to other people you could be committing a criminal offence, which the police may investigate and consider prosecution.
 
The people in the video have been identified and specialist police officers are supporting them to ensure their safety.
 
If you have any knowledge or relevant information related to who shared this video or how it was distributed, please contact Hampshire Constabulary on 101 as soon as possible.
 
Children who have been affected by this video are encouraged to speak to their parents, teachers or a trusted adult or can contact ChildLine on 0800 1111 for further support.
 
Further advice for both children and parents about how to stay safe online is available on the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) command website: https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/