November 21, 2023 11.31 am

RAF veteran receives suspended sentence in underage sex sting

Online decoy leads to suspended sentence for Andrew Hughes from Lincoln

A former RAF veteran who arranged to meet what he thought was a 14-year-old girl at Doddington Hall for sex was on Tuesday given a suspended jail sentence.

Andrew Hughes, 57, of Larne Road, Lincoln, was in fact confronted by an online protection group who had been using a decoy profile to communicate with him.

Read the full court report on MyLocal Lincolnshire, the new home of The Lincolnite