Pervert sentenced for online grooming
A pervert who was caught in a paedophile hunting team sting has avoided a prison sentence
Duane James Thurstance aged 30, currently from Blackburn previously from Walsall, was on Remand until his sentencing at Preston Crown Court on Thursday 20th December 2018,
After 2 previous adjournments, Thurstance pleaded guilty before Judge Knowles QC and was handed the following sentence:-
10 months Imprisonment suspended for for 2 years.
Sexual Harm Prevention Order for 10 years
Sex Offenders Register no mention.
Comply with a Sex Offender Treatment Program.