ROSS TANSEY AGED 42 FROM SUNDERLAND – This male had been speaking to what he believed to be a 14 year old female but was infact a member of our team behind the profile, he had asked for sex and sexual activities and had sent indecent images of himself to the “child”.

He arranged to meet the “child” in Sunderland to take her back to his flat where he would do as he said in the chats however upon arriving he was confronted by members of our team who had called police and questioned him while waiting for the police to attend, the police attended shortly after and arrested the male

He was up to court this morning where he received –

13 months imprisonment suspended for 2 year
10 years on the Sex offenders register
10 years (SHPO) Sexual harm prevention order