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Vigilantes arrested after bluewater livestream sting goes badly wrong

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Two members of The Hunted One have been arrested and charged with a criminal offence after their sting went badly wrong.

Police have now charged Lee John Harvey, 20, and Joe Simpkin, 20, with affray after confronting a suspected child sex groomer.

Both men were released on bail and were ordered to appear before Medway Magistrates court on May 10th.

Police had previously warned the group to stop interfering with their work and potentially entrapping innocent people.

A spokesperson for Kent Police said a 29-year-old man from East London was arrested at Bluewater Shopping Centre on suspicion of grooming last Sunday.

Kent Police are further warning that “Paedophile hunters” are having a significant concern about taking law into their own hands and the methods groups like The Hunted One are using.

The arrests come after a brawl happened at the Bluewater Shopping Centre near Dartford on Easter Sunday when The Hunted One confronted a man who was suspected of grooming a teenage girls, the tactics they used has now landed two of them in court.

The Hunted One revealed the location they were meeting a suspected child groomer and streamed it live on the internet, any person in the right mind would know doing so would attract members of the public.

The Hunted One has now had their facebook page shut down following the events that unfolded. Police Hour warned that the tactics of this page would only lead to the hunters being arrested. 

We do however support Dark Justice who have jailed many paedophiles, they operate in a professional way despite their high level of media attention and demand continue to operate in a grounded way that means they hand all evidence and videos to the cops.

Dark Justice spends hours sitting in police stations giving statements and once a conviction happens only then they will make the videos and the details public.

Recently Dark Justice won a landmark court case meaning they can continue to pose as teenage girls online.

Kent Police have now raised further concerns about the undercover operations that ‘The Hunted One’ ran and said anyone with evidence of online grooming or knows a suspect who is planning to meet a potential victim should contact the police first.

Chief Superintendent Thomas Richards, head of Kent Police’s public protection unit, said evidence-gathering was a specialist job and it takes time and skill to bring an offender to justice.

He said: “We do have significant concerns about people taking the law into their own hands and the methods they use, and in some cases acting outside of the law.

“We would strongly advise against getting involved in or setting up activities to entrap those suspected of intending to commit offences.

“Although seemingly well-meaning, this can significantly hinder our work, compromise on-going investigations and negate months of investigative work.

“There is also the risk that it can potentially identify people who are completely innocent and mistakenly associate them with grooming offences.”

The sad thing about this case is that ‘The Hunted One’ will be the criminals and the paedophile could walk free at court because of the actions of this group.

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ARRESTED: Hostages taken by armed man at Nuneaton Bowling Alley

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Armed Police and specially trained negotiators have successfully ended a hostage situation that lasted almost four hours.

Armed Officers and Ambulance Crews responded to the major incident at the MFA Bowling Alley in Nuneaton following a vast amount of calls reporting a man with a sawn-off shotgun.

The man is believed to have taken two hostages who were both staff members within the bowling alley.

Mehdi Afshar Chief Executive of MFA Bowl confirmed that two members of his staff were being held, hostage.

It is Mehdi believe that the suspect gunman is known to one of his staff members and the relationship is either an ex-husband or boyfriend.

No customers or other staff members were hurt in the incident and were allowed to freely leave, while the suspect told many others to get the F**k out of here while screaming at his hostages it is Game Over.

 

The incident began just after 3pm on Sunday 22nd October when many families and children fled the scene after spotting the gunman.

Those that did not escape the scene immediately were told to leave by the gunman.  Police quickly ruled out the incident as being terror-related.

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The full area is on lockdown with all roads in and out of the area have been blocked and no one is allowed to leave the Nearby Odeon Cinema located next door to the bowling alley or a nearby soft play centre.

The Air Ambulance has landed near the bowling alley and has since left the location.

Video footage shows a number of armed police officers in a car park at the scene.

 

Warwickshire Police confirmed that they were dealing with an “ongoing incident” however while the incident was ongoing they did not confirm the nature of the incident.

Once the incident had concluded police confirmed that the man had been arrested and two hostages had been released uninjured.

Moments before the incident ended flash bangs were seen and heard before armed officers moved in and very quickly the suspect was arrested before being placed in the back of an ambulance which left the scene on blue lights and under a police escort.

A Spokesperson for Warwickshire Police confirmed the suspect had now been arrested and the situation was over.

“Specialist firearms officers and police negotiators, along with fire, ambulance and police air services, attended the location at the bowling alley in St David’s Way, Bermuda Park. A man has been arrested and is in police custody.

“Members of public at the bowling alley and neighbouring properties were evacuated to safety and nobody was injured during the incident.

“Warwickshire Police Chief Superintendent Alex Franklin-Smith said: “We would like to thank local people for their patience and cooperation while officers dealt with this incident. We are pleased that we were able to bring this incident to a peaceful resolution and that there were no injuries. I would like to reassure the Nuneaton community that the incident is unconnected to any terrorist activity.”

 

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Urgent Warning over exploding paw patrol soap after boy three in intensive care bath bomb exploded

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Three-year-old boy is currently in a critical condition after a canister of Paw Patrol bath foam exploded while he was having a bath

The product has not been recalled, however, we would urge all parents to think twice when thinking about using this product.

The little tot is currently being cared for at Belfast’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children last night.

The little boy has burns to the outside and inside of his body, it is believed he was in the bath with his Paw Patrol Foam soap and it suddenly exploded.

The boy who has not been named was rushed to hospital on blue lights in a critical condition.

A spokesman for the Belfast Trust said the little boy is “in the children’s intensive care unit and his condition is critical”.

Nickelodeon confirmed that they had heard about the incident and that they were investigating the matter.

Confirming “We are terribly sorry to hear about this dreadful incident and we are gathering more information about the licensed product involved.”

Paw Patrol is an animated TV programme that is broadcast on Nickelodeon and is popular with kids and features six rescue dogs.

But they did not say whether or not the product would be withdrawn from sale.

You can buy the bath foam at a range of high street shops.

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Urgent appeal takes 2 seconds to share to help find missing teen from York

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Please share this picture far and wide in hope that we can bring this 13-year-old back home . It only takes one person who shares this to spot her and be that’s difference

North Yorkshire Police is urgently appealing for information to help find a missing 13-year-old girl from York.

Elise Donoghue was last seen leaving her drama class at the York Theatre Royal on St Leonard’s Place just before 8pm on 19 October.

It’s thought Elise is without money or access to a mobile phone, and she is considered vulnerable due to her age.

Police enquiries have been ongoing to locate in York where it is known she has connections in the Fulford and Danesgate areas of the city.

There is also a possibility she headed to York Railway Station and boarded a train heading towards the north-west where she has friends in the Cheshire area. British Transport Police is assisting with enquiries.

Elise is described as white, 5ft 2in tall, blonde hair with a medium build. When she was seen she was wearing a grey hooded -top, black leggings, black Ugg boots and she carrying a shoulder bag.

Anyone who knows where Elise is or have seen a girl matching her description, please call North Yorkshire Police as a matter of urgency on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12170187979.

If Elise you are reading this there is help and support available simply call or text 116000 they will be able to help you free and confidential.

Anyone who is currently missing from home Missing people are here to help you whenever you are ready; they can listen, talk you through what help you need, pass a message for you and help you to be safe. Call. Text. Anytime. Free. Confidential. 116000

They are also on hand to provide support for anyone who has been recently returned home having been missing.

 

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