Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Troll Is Warned over His Latest Hate Rant; Warning from the Police over 'Murder' Threat

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Troll Is Warned over His Latest Hate Rant; Warning from the Police over 'Murder' Threat

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Byline: MIKE KELLY Reporter mike.kelly@trinitymirror.com @MikeKelly1962

FREED Twitter troll John Nimmo has been warned by police after his latest hate-filled tweet.

Nimmo, jailed for making anti-Semitic death threats to a Jewish MP, has been warned following comments on his Twitter page.

Police was alerted after the tweet "Really could murder someone now" appeared on Nimmo's account.

A force spokesperson said: "We aware of concerns relating to messages posted on social media and have spoken to the individual involved.

"Officers are satisfied that no criminal offences have been committed but have warned the individual about his behaviour."

Nimmo, 29, from South Shields, was jailed at Newcastle Crown Court in February last year after admitting nine charges relating to online threats.

One of Nimmo's messages to Labour MP Luciana Berger, who is Jewish, included a picture of a large knife.

Officers satisfied offences have committed have warned individual his behaviour It was sent three weeks after the murder of MP Jo Cox. …

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