Central Coast man arrested for allegedly grooming 14-year old girl, struggles to fit in police van

Central Coast man arrested for allegedly grooming 14-year old girl, struggles to fit in police van 2
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Middle-aged man accused of trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl WADDLES down the street after being caught in online cop sting – before struggling to fit in the police van

  • Central Coast man arrested for allegedly procuring a 14-year-old girl for sex
  • The 50-year-old man was refused bail and will face Wyong Local Court on Friday
  • Police will allege in court that he made plans to meet the child for sex 
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An alleged paedophile has been filmed waddling down the street after being arrested by sex crime detectives, before struggling to fit inside their police van.

The Central Coast man is accused of sending her explicit messages to who he thought was a 14-year-old girl online.

It’s alleged the 50-year-old also arranged to meet her for sex.

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crime Squad began engaging online with the man from Sydney’s north-west last month.

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After being arrested on the streets of Tuggerah on Thursday, police raised his home and seized computer storage devices.

The 50-year-old Central Coast man is accused of trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl

The 50-year-old Central Coast man is accused of trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl 

Video of his arrest shows the man being dragged away by the arm during his arrest, but he struggles to keep up with the officer and is forced to waddle down the street.

He then climbs into the back of the police van, with difficulty.

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Police will allege in court the man was under the impression he was speaking with a 14-year-old girl and willingly engaged in sexually explicit conversations about what he wished to do to the child

The man was taken to Wyong Police Station and was charged with using a carriage service to procure a child under 16 years for sexual activity.

He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court on Friday.

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