08/08/2013 09:09 EDT | Updated 08/08/2013 09:54 EDT

Rehtaeh Parsons Arrests Made, Twitter Users Say It's About Time


Two males have been arrested in the alleged sexual assault of Rehtaeh Parsons, the 17-year-old Halifax girl who died after a suicide attempt in April.

Twitter users were quick to say "about time" regarding the arrests, with many expressing cautious optimism that justice will be done in the case.

Others expressed frustration that it took widespread public outrage, and a campaign from Anonymous, for police to take action in the case.

You can read some of the reactions from Twitter in the slideshow below.

Twitter Reacts To Rehtaeh Parsons Arrests