Serial Child Sex Offender Used WhatsApp to Groom 10 Year old Girl 

  • A man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl after sending her WhatsApp messages
  • The 54-year-old offender later lured the youngster to a bedroom and assaulted her
  • The offender who is from the East Lothian region of Scotland, was caught when the girl broke down and told her mum what had happened
  • The offender pleaded guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday to sending sexual written communications via text and WhatsApp to a child between June 28 and August 5 last year and asking for photos of her
  • The court heard that the offender has two previous convictions for offences involving girls aged 10 and 15, one dating from 2001

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British Child Rescued From Syria 

  • The UK has rescued a British child from Syria as part of efforts to help unaccompanied or orphaned minors caught up in the fallout from the conflict with Islamic State
  • A repatriation team left Syria with the child on Tuesday, and was led by Martin Longden, the UK’s Syria envoy
  • Last year the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the UK would take “the necessary and secure steps” to repatriate minors “who have experienced the worst horrors of war and bringing them home is the right thing to do,” he said in a statement
  • Save the Children, a UK charity, said last year that as many as 60 British children might be stranded