Cairns teen charged for using Snapchat to repeatedly 'threaten' another girl

A 13-year-old far north Queensland girl has been charged with stalking and using a carriage service to threaten violence after allegedly using the Snapchat mobile app to cyberbully another teenager.

The girl from the northern Cairns suburb of Kewarra Beach, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was accused of sending multiple video messages threatening physical harm against a 14-year-old girl between February 24 and March 8.

Using a carriage service to threaten violence is a Commonwealth offence that carries a maximum penalty of three years' jail.

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