04/01/2017

PSNI Issue Warning To Parents To Talk To Their Children About Online Safety

Police in north Belfast have issued a warning to parents to talk to their children about safety online.

A concerned parent contacted the PSNI after their 11-year-old child had been talking to a stranger online.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "Please take a few minutes today to chat to your kids about staying safe while using the internet or the new phone they got for Christmas.

"Ask them:

• What sites they like to visit
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• How they stay safe online what tips do they have for you

• If they know where to go for help or how to report and block users of sites they use."

(CD/LM)

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