March 2021

Pervert caught and exposed by paedophile hunting team

A man who groomed a young girl online was shocked to discover it was infact a ‘decoy’ from a paedophile hunting team

Jeremy Paul Hawksworth, 52 of Goole appeared at Hull Crown Court where he had previously pleaeded guilty to: 

  • Three counts of making indecent images of children

  • One count of distributing indecent images of children

  • Possessing extreme pornographic images portraying an act of intercourse with a dead/alive animal

  • Adult attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child

The judge handed Hawksworth a two year prison sentence which was suspended for two years

He was told that he would be required to sign the sex offenders register for ten years and will be subject to a sexual harm prevention order for the same amount of time