A convicted paedophile from Swindon has been arrested on suspicion of breaching his sexual offences prevention order and grooming a child following a sting.
So-called paedophile hunters attended an address in Swindon at around 7pm last night, after they claim the middle aged man had been communicating with their decoy child online.
Wiltshire Police has confirmed that a “40-year-old man from Swindon has been arrested on suspicion of child grooming and breaching a Sexual Offences Prevention Order.
“Wiltshire Police were called to an address in North Swindon at around 7pm yesterday.
“The man is currently in police custody.”
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