A pervert rugby player was duped into thinking he was meeting a 13-year-old girl by paedophile hunters after chatting to her about sex.
After she told him she was a virgin, Joe Snowdon told the “girl” he would like to do “more than kiss her”.
But in fact, he had been talking to members of Dark Justice, a group who trap would-be paedophiles before alerting the police who swoop in to make an arrest.The Chronicle Live reports.
A court heard the 24-year-old started chatting to “Amanda” on adult social networking site Skout, and then moved on to private conversations over WhatsApp.
style="clear: both;">He soon arranged to meet the underage teenager at West Parade Hotel, in Newcastle, but was stopped in his tracks in the car park by police.