Norwegian police tackle SMS threats

A Norwegian man is facing prosecution after allegedly sending his ex-girlfriend a message from his mobile phone with a threatening image.

A Norwegian man is facing prosecution after allegedly sending his ex-girlfriend a message from his mobile phone with a threatening image. Oslo police said that the threat was serious, and want to use the case as a means of cracking down on the growing use of SMS to spread fear.

According to the Aftenposten newspaper the man sent his ex-girlfriend the threatening SMS after an argument.

Police said that he first sent an image of a teddy bear along with a text message reading:

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