Wanted man who taunted South Yorkshire Police is arrested

A wanted man who taunted South Yorkshire Police on their Facebook page has been arrested.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 19th February 2018, 7:19 pm
Updated Monday, 19th February 2018, 7:30 pm
Alex Teasdale.
Alex Teasdale.

Alex Teasdale, 24, who is from the Masbrough area of Rotherham, is currently being questioned by police on suspicion of malicious communications.

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Police issued an appeal for information on its Facebook page on Friday, February 2 only for Teasdale, using the profile name of Alex Bert, to post a comment saying: " Hmmm where could I be? Am I in Rotherham? Doncaster? Sheffield? SKEGNESS??? Enjoy troops!"

Anyone with information about the alleged offence - which took place on December 30 - is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 480 of January 18.