Boy arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation prior to sexual offences case

Boy arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation prior to sexual offences case

Boy arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation prior to sexual offences case

First published in News Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A 17-YEAR-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation in relation to a sexual offences case.

The teenager from High Wycombe was arrested on Tuesday and has been released on bail until July 28.

Police said the arrest is in relation to an alleged message sent on social media on Monday to a witness in a sexual offences case, prior to a court appearance.

Investigating officer Det Con Kim Twaite from High Wycombe Force CID said: "We will always take any allegations of witness intimidation seriously; anyone suspected of this will be arrested.

"It is a serious offence for which a person can be imprisoned for five years, we ask that people think about their actions before sending messages on social media."

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