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Glasgow bin crash tweet: Ross Loraine, 19, cautioned

Glasgow bin lorry crash Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption The lorry crashed into the Millennium Hotel, beside the entrance to Queen Street station in George Square

A man who used social media to post an offensive comment about the fatal bin lorry crash in Glasgow has been cautioned by police.

Ross Loraine, 19, from Sunderland, handed himself into police following complaints about his post on Twitter after six people died on 22 December.

Northumbria Police said he was subsequently arrested on suspicion of making a malicious communication.

In a statement the force said he had accepted a caution.

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