November 2018

Pervert caught by paedophile hunting team

A pervert that believed he was grooming a schoolgirl for sex has avoided a prison sentence

At his hearing on 20th November, 2018, at Birmingham Crown Court, Philip Carter, 51 of Birmingham pleaded guilty to the following charges:

  • Two counts of attempting to incite a child to engage in sexual activity

The court was told that Carter had contacted the online profile of someone he believed was a schoolgirl, however, the girl was actually a decoy for an online child protection team that set up profiles online in a bid to catch sexual predators who target children

The judge sentenced Carter to a two year community order

30 days rehabilitation activity requirement

Attend sex offenders programme

Complete 120 hours of unpaid work

To register as a sex offender for five years