ANDREW PINNOCK AGED 29 FROM Jarrow – This male was speaking to several decoys aged between 13 and 14 asking for sex and sexual activities, he had sent explicit photos of himself and had also asked for pictures in return, we traced him back to his address where we contacted police who arrived shortly after and arrested the male!

He was in court this morning where he received –

6 months suspended sentence for 24 months
sexual harm prevention order for 5 year
sex register for 7 years
54 days sex offenders programme
barring order meaning he isn’t allowed to work with girls under the age of 16