Liverpool man charged over anti-Muslim video rant

A man has been charged after a video appeared on social media featuring threats to kill Muslims and bomb mosques, Merseyside Police said.

Paul Hepplestall, 39, of Cornwallis Street, Liverpool is due to appear later at Liverpool Magistrates' Court.

A video circulated on Twitter and Facebook showed a machete-brandishing man threatening to dismember Muslims.

The man featured said he also wanted to blow up mosques with hand grenades.

It is alleged the video was posted after the Manchester Arena bombing and London attack.

The video has now been taken down.

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