Man Arrested Over Online Threats

26 August 2011, 06:21 | Updated: 26 August 2011, 12:30

Police have arrested a 59 year old man after a Tory MP said she had received threatening emails about her children.

Corby and East Northamptonshire politician Louise Mensch wrote on Twitter earlier this week that she went sent online threats from hacking groups.

The Metropolitan police confirmed that they launched an investigation “into malicious communication and threats made via email and a social networking site.”

The man was arrested yesterday (Thursday August 25th) at an address in the Gloucester are on suspicion of sending malicious communication. He currently remains in custody.