A man’s been arrested by police officers in west Swindon during a paedophile hunter sting which has been streamed live on Facebook this evening.
The group, from London, attended Toothill at around 9pm tonight, in hunt of a man thought to be in his 30s, who has allegedly arranged to meet a child for sex online.
There was a short foot chase involving the paedophile hunters and police officers, before the suspected paedophile was located a few streets away.
The suspect was arrested near the The Village Tavern public house in Toothill Village Centre and taken to Gablecross Police Station where he remains at this time.
A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: “A 31-year-old man from Toothill has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to groom a child. He remains in custody at Gablecross this morning.”
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