Warning after pupils sent indecent material online

Parents have been warned to be vigilant

Parents have been warned to be vigilant

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A warning has been sent out to parents following reports a man had sent indecent material to pupils online.

St Peter’s Catholic High School in Orrell sent a text to parents warning them to be vigilant after pupils from another school were approached by a man online.

The man, which the school named but we have chosen not to for legal reasons, is then reported to have sent the pupils indecent material.

The text reads: “We have been informed that a person has approached pupils from a local school online and sent indecent material. Please be vigilant.”

To find out more about how to help keep your children safe online, visit http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers.

GMP have also produced a number of videos about staying safe online which can be found on http://www.gmp.police.uk/.