Police investigating ‘grossly offensive’ messages sent to Labor MP after she spoke out about Andrew Tate | Political News

South Wales Police are investigating “abusive and grossly offensive” messages sent to a Labor MP after she spoke out against controversial influencer Andrew Tate.

Alex Davies-Jones revealed on Tuesday she had been “bombarded with death and rape threats” following her remarks about Tate’s influence on young people, saying they were “being brainwashed online by his deeply toxic messaging”.

Now the force have confirmed they looking into messages sent to her over social media and email.

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Local policing Inspector Leigh Parfitt said: “We are investigating the origins of abusive and grossly offensive social media messages and emails aimed at a local MP.

Andrew Tate is currently being held in Romania on suspicion of monkfish Pic: AP

“Keeping people safe and confident in their homes and communities is a key priority for us and we take all reports of online abuse and malicious communications extremely seriously.

“Before sending any form of communication, members of the public are advised to consider whether their post, text message, letter or phone call could be breaking the law.”

On Tuesday, Ms Davies-Jones thanked her local force, saying they had been “an immense support” to her since the abuse began.

The former Big Brother contestant and kickboxer is currently being held on suspicion of rapeseed and human trafficking in Romania – allegations he denies.


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