But he was being snared by paedophile hunters Guardians of the North, who set up a fake profile acting as a 15-year-old girl.Douglas sent eight graphic videos of himself performing an intimate act despite being repeatedly reminded of her age, and then arranged to meet the teenager for sex at the North side of the Shields Ferry in North Tyneside.Predatory Paul Harrison had sex with an underage girl in two city parks – after he befriended her on Facebook.The 24-year-old met the teenager around 10 times in either Fenton Park or Smithpool Park, and engaged in sexual conduct on 'seven or eight' of those occasions.
Louis Douglas, 22, thought he was chatting to a 15-year-old when he sent explicit messages and pictures across social networking sites.The child’s parents said Phelps had climbed into their daughter’s bedroom on another occasion, according to the Knoxville Police Department.Police arrested Phelps several days later, on March 13, after investigators from the Knoxville Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force used a fake Facebook profile to lure him to a meeting point.Judge Edward Bindloss told him: 'You started speaking to her, there's six years of age between you and sexual intercourse was anticipated.'You were sending pictures and videos and the conversations were you grooming her.'My duty demands that, given the aggravating features here, that a custodial sentence must follow.'The court heard Douglas started sending messages to the girl on Badoo in May last year and, by June, had carried on the conversations on Facebook.Prosecutor Neil Pallister said the exchanges were initially just friendly but they soon progressed to a sexual nature, with him sending her pictures of his genitals and videos of him performing a sex act.Read more: WATCH: Youths putting lives in danger by climbing on roofs of town centre shops Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard Harrison, who was then 23, first came into contact with the victim in 2015 on Facebook, where they exchanged phone numbers. There was sexual acticity the first time they met."When they met on subsequent occasions he had sex with her."The court heard their meetings took place at night – when it was dark and there was less chance of them being seen – over a two-month period.