Soul singer Beverley Knight exposed a suspected paedophile on Twitter yesterday.

The unidentified tweeter told followers he was “watching vid of 10 year old girl with bikini on beach. ” Knight saw the tweet and flagged it, telling her followers to take action

Beverley Knight spent the whole day warning people not to retweet the tweeter and to block and report him to Twitter, getting the support of celebs such as Jonathan Ross, Andrew Flintoff and US actress Eliza Dushku.

Police say that a probe has been launched and that the user’s profile has been removed.