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Three Held After Rape Victim Named On Twitter
Three people have been arrested as part of a police investigation into the naming of footballer Ched Evans' rape victim on a social media site.
North Wales Police confirmed that two men have been arrested under Section 5 of the Sexual Offences Amendments Act and another male on suspicion of malicious communication.
All three men are being detained by South Yorkshire Police at Sheffield police station where they are being interviewed by officers from North Wales.
Detective Chief Inspector Steve Williams said: "These arrests were made with the assistance of South Yorkshire Police and are part of a series of planned arrests we will be making during this ongoing investigation."
Evans was jailed for five years on April 20 after being convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room near Rhyl.
Following sentencing of the Sheffield United player, messages were posted on Twitter about his victim.