A paedophile with an “appalling” record of sexual offending tried to meet someone he believed to be a 13-year-old girl at Cardiff Central railway station. Phillip Stephens, 60, thought the girl was at secondary school but made arrangements to buy condoms, pick her up from the station, and take her back to his home. Cardiff Crown Court heard he sent the supposed child a message saying: “Has anyone ever sucked your tits, love?” Jason Howells, prosecuting, said the teenager called Jade was actually an undercover police officer who set up a profile on the site Meet 24. The court heard Stephens introduced himself on the morning of December 18 asking how Jade was and what she was looking for. She told him she was bored at school. Mr Howells said: “The conversation quickly changed to become very sexualised.” When Jade asked how old he was Stephens replied: “I’m 60 but age is only a set of numbers.” The court heard Jade clearly stated she … [Read more...] about Paedophile went to pick up condoms on way to meet ‘girl aged 13’
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Pervert Gary Stedman arranged to meet a schoolgirl at a Premier League football match - but was instead confronted by paedophile hunters in the club shop. The 48-year-old, of Nash Peake Street, Tunstall, befriended what he believed to be a 13-year-old girl called Mia on an internet chatroom in December. The convicted flasher - who said he would like to kiss and cuddle 'Mia' - offered to take her to an Everton game and asked if she would like to come back to his home in Stoke-on-Trent. But when he turned up at Goodison Park, he was greeted by a decoy from predator hunting group Leave Our Kids Alone and arrested. Now the defendant has been locked up for 21 months, the Liverpool Echo reports. Liverpool Crown Court heard the sex offender said he would buy 'Mia' jewellery for Christmas and take her to Disney World. Christopher Hopkins, prosecuting, added: "He offered her gifts such as tickets to watch the Everton football match on December 23." Stedman travelled by train to … [Read more...] about Watch the moment paedo hunters confronted pervert who wanted to meet ‘girl’, 13
Hallie Findlater isn't your average 6 year old! Since the age of four, she has had a need for speed and has taken up racing karts. Her passion has taken her to the Bambino Racing track - even meeting one of her heroes Jamie Chadwick, the first female F3 driver to win a race at Donnington Race track earlier this year. Hallie's mum, Zoe said it was no suprise to her or the family, as motorsports has been in the families' blood for generations.She said: "My dad raced cars and my brother raced motorbikes. "I took her for a day out at Rye House track in Hoddestone in Hertfordshire, which was the closest track that would let her race at four years old - and she just couldn't get enough."I could tell instantly she just loved being out on the track in the electric karts - it was great to see.""It got to a point where she was saving up her pocket money just to spend on days at the racetrack."Hallie and her Mum live in Haddenham, and Hallie goes to school in Chinnor. On her 5th birthday … [Read more...] about Hallie is all set for a big future in racing after meeting hero Jamie Chadwick
MEGHAN Markle is the American television actress and star of Suits who married Prince Harry. Meghan was walked down the aisle at Windsor Castle on May 19 by her new father-in-law, Prince Charles - here's is her story and how she fell in love with her very own Prince Charming... Who is Meghan Markle and who are her parents? The 36-year-old star was born and raised in California but until recently lived in Toronto, Canada, where the TV show Suits is filmed. When she was little, Meghan spent a lot of time on the set of US TV show Married... with Children because her dad was a photography director on it. Meghan was "discovered" at a party but while her career was starting out she worked as a freelance calligrapher. Her mother, Doria Ragland, is a yoga instructor and social worker. Her father, Thomas W Markle, won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series. Doria is African-American, while Meghan's father is Dutch-Irish, and the family … [Read more...] about How old is Meghan Markle, when did she meet Prince Harry, who are her parents and who’s her first husband Trevor Engelson?
A 12-year-old daredevil from Balloch is taking on the best in the business as she competes in the dangerous world of powerboat racing. While Oban Duncan’s friends are on social media or heading to the cinema, she can be found taking her powerboat for a high-speed spin on Loch Lomond. The youngster’s progress in the male-dominated world of powerboat racing has been rapid. The schoolgirl won the RYA Honda RIB Scottish final last month at Port Edgar, recording the fastest time in the junior section. And Oban, a pupil at the High School of Glasgow, will this year compete in the Powerboat GP racing series in England in the under-16 section. She will be the only Scot to take part in the national competition. Oban said: “I can’t wait. It will be great to speak to so many people and it will be my first really big event. “It will be great to meet everybody from all around the world and just show them that, although I’m one of the youngest, I can still … [Read more...] about Balloch girl Oban competes in powerboat race circuit