Threats to player Jamie Vardy's child are probed
Police are investigating after Twitter trolls made sexual threats against the one-year-old daughter of England footballer Jamie Vardy.
The graphic abuse came after the Leicester striker's fiancee posted pictures of the toddler wearing a Foxes shirt ahead of their match against Southampton on Sunday.
Leicestershire Police launched an investigation into the shocking threats after a formal complaint was made yesterday.
Rebekah Nicholson tweeted the shots of her daughter wearing the blue T-shirt with "Daddy" emblazoned on the back, which prompted rape threats on the social networking site.
Leicester City football club called the abuse "shocking".