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The Hunted One confirm they won’t be live streaming stings after incident

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A vigilante group with over 50 convictions against child sex offenders have announced they will now be ‘closing down’ their operations just days after one of their stings went badly wrong. They have now announced they are staying.

The Hunted One announced the location and the identification of an offender on Facebook Live turned into a violent confrontation at Bluewater shopping centre.

during a violent confrontation at Bluewater on Sunday (April 16) during one of the team’s live ‘stings’ in which they confronted a suspected sex offender after posing as a child online.

During the incident, the group records a Facebook Live video of a man they say attempted to groom a 14-year-old girl via text messaging.

Two men, not believed to be part of the group can then been seen attempting to punch and kick the suspect before Bluewater security guards rush in to stop the violence.

The group have now announced they have reviewed the way in which they are carrying out their operations and will now no longer live stream stings

The Hunted One said “After Careful Consideration and team discussion’s we have decided that in moving forward that we will no longer be going live for the stings, as we don’t want Cases and Evidence ruined after all our hard work in collecting the information for a successful conviction.

“The safety of our team as well as the General Public is paramount. We thank you for your continued support, you will be seeing us soon.”

Detective Chief Inspector Emma Banks said: “I strongly discourage people taking the law into their own hands to avoid them and others including individuals which may have been wrongfully identified, being put in any danger.

“Any acts of violence reported will always be fully investigated and enquiries into this incident are ongoing.’

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Verne Troyer has tragically died aged just 49

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Verne Troyer who was know for his role in Mini-Me within the Austin Powers films has tragically died today.

Verne had made it public that he was struggling with alcoholism & depression leading up to his death.

On April 3rd Verne was rushed to hospital following suspected alcohol poisoning. A friend contacted police after a call from Verne who appeared to be very upset, drunk and feeling suicidal.

His agent has released a statement requesting thoughts and prayers for Verne at a difficult time.

“Asking you to keep Verne in your thoughts and prayers. He’s getting the best care possible and is resting comfortably.

“Appreciate the support from family, friends, and fans around the world. We will keep you updated here.”

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Verne.

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Cops catch gang of criminals leaving Hartlepool in stolen cars

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Recently in Hartlepool there has been an increase in criminals targeting Ford Fiesta cars, because criminals have a device that gets them into the car without the need for a key.

Over recent months up to Three Fiesta at a time have been going missing.

This morning the gang was at it again but this tome they didn’t count on the CDSOU A Relief who this morning recovered not 1; not 2 but 3 Stolen Ford Fiesta motor cars all attempting to leave Hartlepool containing suspected travelling criminals.

Police said “One of the vehicles unfortunately lost control and crashed while the other 2 vehicles had their front tyres stung and limped to a stop with one of the vehicle’s going the wrong way onto the A19 which was stopped by an unmarked vehicle. The driver was detained after a short foot chase and with the assistance of dog section 2 more males were also detained from another vehicle.

“Offences these males were arrested on suspicion of were theft of motor vehicle; drink driving; drug driving; dangerous driving; fail to stop for Police; no insurance and no licence.”

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TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies Aged 62

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Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z

His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.

No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.

His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:

It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.

While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.

A number of tributes have been left on Twitter

Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.

This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.

Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.

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