Monday 23 October 2017

Teen (15) interviewed by police over social media posts about terminally ill Bradley Lowery

Bradley Lowery could undergo a new type of treatment
Bradley Lowery could undergo a new type of treatment
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Bradley Lowery

Alexander Britton

A teenager has been interviewed by police relating to posts on social media about terminally ill Bradley Lowery.

Bradley, who celebrated his sixth birthday this week, has been battling neuroblastoma, with his fight touching the hearts of people around the world.

He has appeared as Sunderland's mascot several times this year, as well as for Everton, and in Defoe's England comeback match at Wembley in which he scored.

Northumbria Police said they were "made aware" of messages relating to the youngster on Friday.

Bradley Lowery
Bradley Lowery

In a statement, the force said: "A 15-year-old boy has now been interviewed under caution and will be dealt with by the youth offending team."

Bradley, who is from Blackhall, County Durham, celebrated his birthday with his best friend Jermain Defoe and more than 250 family and friends on Friday evening.

Jermain Defoe developed a close bond with Bradley Lowery
Jermain Defoe developed a close bond with Bradley Lowery

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