A person has been jailed after he tried repeatedly to meet younger girls he met on-line.
Ryan Griffiths was caught by four separate paedophile looking groups PH Balance, Phoenix Predator Hunters, Elite Predator, and Dank Dragon Exposure in Swansea.
He was first confronted in May final yr at Amazon in Swansea the place he labored following sexual conversations with what he believed to be a girl of simply 13.
Griffiths claimed his telephone had been hacked and appeared at Swansea Magistrates’ Court.
While out on bail he contacted one other girl, 12, on an app geared toward youngsters, however once more it was a decoy.
He instructed her how lovely she was and his dialog rapidly turned sexual and he requested her if she can be his girlfriend.
The third incident got here two days after Griffiths’ magistrates’ court docket look and this time he was confronted by a vigilante group at his dwelling.
He admitted trying to get youngsters to have interaction in sexual actions and different grooming associated offences.
Judge Paul Thomas stated: ‘You have shown you are an individual with a disturbing attitude towards sex and you have an unhealthy and dangerous approach to young girls.’
John Tarrant, defending, stated: ‘He is a really remoted younger man. He has one member of the household however may be very a lot left alone by everyone and I feel within the close to future that can very a lot be the case.
‘He was slightly in denial but opened up to what he did. He was fairly candid and there are positive aspects to come from it. He is able to realise his thinking patterns are wrong, not just illegal.’
Griffiths was sentenced to 18 months in jail, made the topic of a sexual hurt prevention order for 10 years, and made to signal the intercourse offenders register for a similar interval.