January 2019

Man jailed for attempting to meet a child following grooming

A Stoke man has been jailed after admitting attempting to meet a child following grooming.

Matthew David Worthington, 25, of Marsh Street North, Stoke-on-Trent, was sentenced to 22 months’ imprisonment at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court on Monday (21 Jan).

He pleaded guilty at the same court on 18 June 2018 to one count of attempting to meet a child following grooming, three counts of breaching a Sexual Harm Prevention Order and one of making a Category C indecent image of a child.