Internet chatroom danger

28th April 2000 at 01:00
POLICE have warned parents and teachers to be vigilant about Internet chatrooms after a middle-aged man pretended to be a teenager in order to meet a schoolgirl.

The 13-year-old, of Milton Keynes, arrved at the rendezvous accompanied by her mother to find the 47-year-old man. He was subsequently arrested, but not charged as police concluded no crime had been committed.

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