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Regarding the thundering noises heard across central Wiltshire this afternoon.
We can confirm it is either The British Army training on Salisbury plain, or Godzilla.
Please let us know if you see the latter.
In a statement, Deputy Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney said: "I want them to work to earn their pay while this is investigated.
"In the meantime they have been assigned duties away from public contact."
Their colleague "swiftly reported" the message, police said.
Deputy Chief Constable Pinkney said: "I cannot emphasize how upset I am that we are investigating such an allegation.
"My colleagues have informed the victims' families and apologised to them for the unnecessary distress it will undoubtedly cause them."
She said the allegation "detracts from the professionalism of hundreds of colleagues who have worked so tirelessly on this operation".