Pervert caught by paedophile hunters
A pervert who groomed what he believed was a schoolgirl online has been caught in a paedophile hunter sting
Joshua Rhodes, 25 of Toton, appeared in court for sexual communication with a child
The court was told that Rhodes contacted a profile online that he believed was of a schoolgirl. He sent sexually explicit chat with a view of sexual activity with the child
However, it was in-fact online child protection team – Keeping kids safe. They handed their evidence to police and Rhodes was arrested
Rhodes received 8 months suspended sentence to be completed over two years.
– 18 month sex offender program through probation
– 10 year sex offenders register
– 10 year sexual prevention harm order.