Police are investigating a case of cyber-bulling against a Wendell teen.
Hannah Lacy Norris, 16, of 221 East Academy Street has been charged with misdemeanor cyber-bullying.
On Feb. 6 around 6:15 p.m., police responded to a call about an alleged physical assault that had already occurred.
After an initial investigation, authorities were unable to substantiate the claims of assault due to a lack of signs of injury or damage, said Wendell police Chief Bill Carter.
Upon further investigation, Carter said police had adequate probable cause to charge her with cyber-bullying.
Norris had logged into another minor’s Twitter account, changing the posts in the account, including “posting inappropriate images,” Carter said.
Because it was not a domestic dispute, those involved in the dispute went to the magistrate’s office, where Norris was served a warrant and taken into custody at the Wake County Sheriff’s office on 1 a.m. on Feb. 7. She was later released.
Carter said the cyber-bullying had likely been going on for at least a week.