York & North Yorkshire

Harrogate boy arrested over royal wedding 'cyber plot'

A 16-year-old boy from North Yorkshire has been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to corrupt the official website of the royal wedding, it has emerged.

The youth from Harrogate was questioned as part of an investigation by the Metropolitan Police's E-Crime Unit.

A police spokesman said the alleged offence was in connection with a suspected "denial of service" attack.

The youth was arrested in October and has been bailed until 15 December.

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