77 'paedophile hunter' cases investigated by PSNI

Police have had 77 incidents brought to their attention through so-called paedophile hunters since last June, a senior officer has said.

Police have had 77 incidents brought to their attention through so-called paedophile hunters since last June, a senior officer has said.

The head of the PSNI public protection branch said a small team of detectives is looking into cases brought to them in this way.

Ch Supt Paula Hillman said some of the cases have been closed due to lack of evidence or lack of identification.

She said the Public Prosecution Service is now considering three of the cases.

Both the...
source: BBC

2018-02-13 13:14
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