A jilted teen despatched vile messages to herself on faux social media accounts in a bid to frame her ex-boyfriend for abuse after he dumped her.
Clarice Crothers, 18, has been jailed for eight months after telling police her ex-partner was harassing her and her household with threatening messages.
On one event she instructed officers she had acquired 100 abusive messages in a single day and claimed he instructed her she was being watched.
But investigations revealed she was trolling herself ‘in an attempt to get revenge’.
Warwick Crown Court heard that Crothers made seven complaints about her ex-partner in July final yr and later tried to blame a good friend who helped her arrange the bogus accounts.
Judge Peter Cooke described it as ‘a peculiar case’ including: ‘This is serious, and I don’t need to put you underneath any illusions about it.’
Crothers admitted two expenses of perverting the course of justice and was jailed for eight months.