November 2020

Pervert pleads guilty to sexually grooming an underage girl

A pervert from Andover has pleaded guilty to sexually grooming an underage girl, which was actually a decoy.

Alan Smith, of Collingwood Walk, admitted attempting to meet with a child with the intention of sexual activity

The offence took place between July 3 and September 8, last year, but according to court records Smith was talking to a decoy.

He appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Friday November 13.

The 40-year-old will be sentenced at the same court on December 18.