Wisbech man arrested following online grooming trap by paedophile hunters on Facebook

PUBLISHED: 11:30 29 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:38 29 November 2017

Justin Gotsel, of Wisbech, was arrested by Cambridgeshire Police accused of online grooming.PHOTO: One Reason

Justin Gotsel, of Wisbech, was arrested by Cambridgeshire Police accused of online grooming.PHOTO: One Reason

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A 43 year old Wisbech man was arrested by police following a sting by an online paedophile hunter group.

Justin Gotsel, of Wisbech, was arrested by Cambridgeshire Police accused of online grooming.PHOTO: One Reason Justin Gotsel, of Wisbech, was arrested by Cambridgeshire Police accused of online grooming.PHOTO: One Reason

Justin Gotsell, was arrested for the alleged grooming of two decoy girls aged 12 and 14.

A team from One Reason Hunters on Facebook called at his home at around 11pm on Tuesday (28) to confront him with what they say is evidence of him using online dating sites to talk to young girls.

The video, made after the hunters waited outside his home for more than six hours, has had more than 30,000 views.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said “A 43-year-old man from Wisbech was arrested on suspicion of arranging and facilitating the commission of a child sex offence. He was taken to Kings Lynn Police Investigation Centre where he remains.”

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