Scottish independence: Police examine online JK Rowling abuse
Police in Scotland are examining an allegation of "online criminality" against Harry Potter author JK Rowling.
Rowling was a target of abuse on social media after backing the Scottish independence pro-union campaign Better Together.
Police Scotland confirmed they were considering a report of online crime in relation to the writer.
Scotland's senior prosecutor said those responsible for "grossly offensive" messages would be prosecuted.