January 2019

Pervert caught by paedophile hunting team

A pervert that believed he was grooming a child online has been jailed

James Watson of Wolverhampton appeared at Crown Court where he pleaded guilty to:

  • Attempting to arrange or facilitate the commission of a child sexual offence

  • Attempting to cause or incite to engage in sexual activity

The court was told that Watson had contacted the online profile of who he believed was a child. However, the child did not exist and was infact a member of a paedophile hunting team

The judge sentenced Watson to 22 months imprisonment

He told Watson that he must register as a sex offender for ten years and he also imposed a sexual harm prevention order which would last for ten years