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A 62-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of sending offensive Tweets about murdered toddler James Bulger.

The man was arrested by officers at an address in Clinch Green Avenue, Bexhill, on May 22.

He was arrested on suspicion of sending offensive Twitter messages about James Bulger, contrary to the Malicious Communications Act 1993.

He was interviewed and bailed until August 28 while enquiries continue.

The investigation is being carried out with the help of Merseyside Police who notified Sussex Police about the Twitter messages.

James Bulger was two when he was abducted, tortured and murdered by Robert Thompson and Jon Venables in 1993.