News Burst: Paedophiles stalking their prey online

Paedophiles are using the Internet to stalk their victims

Internet paedophile Patrick Green has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl that he met on the Web.

Green, 33, of Ivor Heath in Buckinghamshire, appeared before Aylesbury Crown Court Tuesday morning for the charge of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl that he met on the Web after posing as a 15-year-old himself.

Children's charity Childnet International is launching to coincide with the sentencing of Patrick Green. The Web site has been designed to alert parents to the dangers of online chat rooms, helping children to be streetwise in cyberspace.

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