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Watertown HS students charged with cyberbullying


Two students at Watertown High School have been accused of cyberbullying, and parents are now sounding off.

Police are investigating claims that the students taunted and harassed dozens of their classmates.

According to police, the students created anonymous Twitter pages and made homophobic and sexual remarks about their classmates.

Parents and students complained about the harassment to police, and Twitter shut the page down.

But that wasn't the end.

Police said the pair created another account to keep harassing their classmates, but as it turns out, what they were saying wasn't so anonymous because police were tracking them the whole time.

Investigators worked with Twitter to get a search warrant, and just before the summer began, they found out who made the posts.

Police said the two students are now facing charges for breach of peace and are due in court soon.

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