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Teenager to appear in court charged with trolling public figure

The 18-year-old will appear before magistrates next month

A teenager is due to appear in court next month charged with trolling a public figure online.

Police have charged an 18-year-old man with the improper use of a public electronic communications’ network.

He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 2 August.

As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

The charge follows an inappropriate message sent to the social media page of a public figure.

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