Sorry mom, but I won't be making it home for dinner tonight.
A London 2012 Olympic torchbearer who believed he was meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex after he brought flowers, pizza and Viagra to their railway station meet-up has been spared jail.
Paul Drake, 53, was snared by paedophile hunters who posed online as a young girl called Claire who made it clear she was an underage virgin willing to travel from Bournemouth to Scarborough to meet him.
Drake, who was chosen to carry the Olympic torch in the run-up to the London 2012 games because of his charity work at Tesco, intended to take her back to his home for sex while his wife was away on a hen do.
He even turned up with a bunch of daffodils and a pizza after an online chat about her favourite things as well as a 'blue tablet', thought to be Viagra, for himself.
Before the meeting he sent messages fantasising about taking her virginity, promising not to get her pregnant and asking her to wear specific underwear.
But he was confronted by vigilantes at Scarborough Railway Station in March in 'one of the most spectacular falls from grace that it's possible to imagine', York Crown Court heard.
Police arrested him on suspicion of a series of child sex offences and he was given a four-month suspended prison term after admitting trying to incite a child into having sex and sexual grooming.
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Two schoolgirls in Belem, north Brazil, were filmed in a shocking altercation after falling out over a video on social media, with the mother of one of the girls passing her daughter a knife during the fight.
Police say a woman was attacked and kidnapped Sunday in San Francisco but escaped before the suspects led police on a chase across the Bay Bridge that ended in a fiery, fatal crash.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the unnamed woman was forced into the car's trunk but was able to open it and escape.
San Francisco police Capt. Carl Fabbri says the woman was assaulted by a man and a woman about 3pm Sunday in front of witnesses.
Police spotted the white vehicle and chased it into Emeryville.
The Pasco County Sheriff's Office arrested Cody Blake Hession for auto theft after he reportedly drove a stolen vehicle into a ditch in Holiday.
Body camera footage showed Hession stepping out of the back of a sheriff's patrol vehicle with Monk, his pet Capuchin monkey. Monk, wearing a leash and a diaper, clung to Hession's shirt as officers spoke to him.
The sheriff's department said Monk was taken to the nearby Suncoast Primate Sanctuary because Hession did not yet have a permit for the monkey, which could potentially warrant additional charges.
Responding officers gave Hession the opportunity to say his goodbyes to Monk before the monkey was loaded into an animal carrier.
Hession can be heard telling officers that he's had Monk for three years since the monkey was three days old.
He said he got the animal from a breeder in South Carolina and told officers that there was no licensing or permitting required in that state.
Hession implied he had recently moved back to Florida. At one point in the eight-minute clip, a woman approached Hession and accused him of stealing her car.
What started as a disturbed man yelling at employees inside a South Miami-Dade Wendy's restaurant this week escalated into a tense standoff with police officers, all of it caught on bystander .
The agitated man, Joaquin Labaut, hollered loudly, threw his hands in the air and refused to get on the ground. Then, he retreated to the kitchen — all while withstanding shot after shot from police Taser stun guns.
Labaut, 35, was ultimately arrested without injuries and charged with aggravated battery of a law-enforcement officer, misdemeanor counts of battery, resisting an officer without violence and disorderly conduct.
A white van was caught on camera plunging into a crowd of people in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Four people were hospitalised after being hit by the van as they were singing and dancing in a street outside a pub around 7.30 last night.
One person has been arrested on suspicion of assault and another for dangerous driving.
Armed police are responding to reports of gunshots at a Las Vegas hotel.
Journalists at the scene have filmed police arriving at the The Westin Hotel.
A Westin Hotel staff member told The Mirror: "Everybody is just being asked to stay put in their rooms.
"We have not been told anything yet."
Reports of the incident emerged at about 3am Saturday morning local time (11am GMT).
Channel Seven Australia journalist Chris Garry tweeted: "Cops yelling out... Gunshots?!!!! Gunshots!!!? Have you heard them. Scene in Las Vegas right now.
"More than 15 cop cars at The Westin all rushing inside shotguns ready.
"Reports of gunshots."
There is a big Australian media contingent in the gambling capital today.
Journalists are in town to cover Aussie boxer Jeff Horn's WBO welterweight championship defence against Terence Crawford.
The pair are due to square off on Saturday night.
KTNV anchor Lesley Marin said: "Police have told us there is no sign of a shooter or victim, but we're looking into this."
"Early reports from police is there is no sign of a shooter or victim and they are conducting a "welfare check" now. We are still looking into this."
Schoolgirls brawled in the street with two knife-wielding teens as their friend lay bleeding from a stab wound to his torso.
Yards away friends and witnesses tried desperately to staunch the bleeding as the 16-year-old boy lay spread-eagled on the pavement in his school uniform.
The teenager is fighting for life in hospital while two men aged 18 and 19 were arrested for attempted murder.
This is the dramatic moment a 'trained Taliban-bomb maker' was taken down by armed police near Parliament just weeks after the Westminster terror attack.
Khalid Ali, 28, was arrested at the Parliament Street junction in London on April 27 last year, four weeks after Khalid Masood killed five people nearby.
The footage shows Ali, of Edmonton, north London, put his hands in the air and drop to the pavement when confronted by officers.
One asks him if he has anything on him that would cause harm, and he replies: 'You'll see.'
The shocking clip was shown to jurors at the Old Bailey today where he is on trial accused of preparing acts of terrorism.
Watch as German police retreat after coming under heavy assault by Muslim migrants brought into the country by their leftist leader Angela Merkel.
Extraordinary footage shows an armoured personnel carrier being pursued by more than a dozen police cars in the US.
Two separate videos emerged on social media of the incredible chase across interstate highways I-85 and I-95.
Twitter user Jacob Myers posted a video and wrote: “Driving down Broad Street in Richmond. At least 30 police vehicles pursuing/escorting a tank. I don’t believe what I just typed.”
A separate video shows around seven emergency vehicle in hot pursuit of the military vehicle as it speeds down a busy motorway.
A jail break fugitive who was on the run for three years was found hiding in a secret underground bunker during a dramatic raid caught on camera.
Police finally captured escaped convict Jean Gomes Chiola when they pried open a concrete floor tile in a bedroom.
Chiola, 39, was found in a home about 10 miles from the Brazilian prison where he had been serving time for drug trafficking.
A .38 calibre revolver and several wraps of drugs were found when the military and civil police stormed the residence.
Andrew Arbo taunted Antifa terrorists that were attempting to interrupt a patriot prayer rally in Portland and was subsequently jumped by a massive amount of their rich white followers like the cowards they truly are.
What made matters worse is that the police actually arrested Andrew Despite Being Just Feet from Watching Him Being Beaten by the Mob of Antifa Terrorists
Officer Winston Bowen said it all began when he was called to respond to a noise complaint at the Hillcrest Apartments.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office in Florida released footage showing the arrest of 19-year-old Sky Bouche, who is suspected of sneaking a sawed-off shotgun into Forest High School on April 20, 2018, before shooting and injuring one student.
Former NFL lineman Kirk Barton was tasered and arrested in Dublin, Ohio after he was intoxicated and allegedly assaulted an officer by slamming a taxi door on his arm.
The Fulshear Police Department said that officers suspect that Murrillow was drunk and decided to take a nap in the middle of FM 1093 after possibly running off the road and getting her car stuck in a ditch about 200 yards from where she was found lying down.
Fulshear police Sgt. pulled over and quickly stopped to render aid. Officers said that the nap could have had fatal results but, instead, Murillow was arrested for public intoxication and taken to jail.
Watch as Portland PD pushes a Pro-America group back into a mob of Antifa terrorists attacking them.
This is yet another example of how the police seem to side with the terrorist group. A scene we have witnessed throughout the country when the left wing terrorist group is fighting in a city controlled by Democrats.
At least five people have been shot while watching a football game in Dallas.
One of the victims was a pregnant woman who was shot in the chest and had to undergo an emergency C-section at the scene, CBSDFW reports.
The baby is alive while the mother is now in critical condition in hospital, according to social media.
The shooting happened at the Juanita Craft Recreational Center shortly before 9.30pm on Sunday, NBCDFW says.
The attack came after a game between athletes from two Dallas neighborhoods had finished. The two groups had been meeting at the field on Sunday nights for the past two weeks.
Cops told CBS DFW that a group of men pulled up to the scene and started shooting.
This is the dramatic moment a knife-wielding attacker is shot by police after trying to stab visitors at Berlin Cathedral on Sunday.
The clip shows the man, 53, from Austria, leaping up and down and brandishing the weapon in a tense show down with police at the altar.
He is seen charging at officers despite being targeted with pepper spray, before one of them shoots him in the leg and he falls down.
Police said that when officers arrived they had urged the man to put down the knife and tried to neutralise him with irritant gas, to no success.
Finally, they faced the assailant near the altar of the cathedral, and 'the man was wounded in the leg by a shot from a policeman,' a spokesman said.
This Dutch policemen was fed up with this loud mouth drunk girl. So he laid her ass out after she spat on them, then tried to swing on him.
This is the dramatic moment heavily-armed cops tasered a knifeman who prowled a busy street allegedly threatening to cut the throats of white people.
Terrified witnesses say the man was shouting that he wanted "to kill someone tonight" while walking through Hackney, east London.
Dramatic video footage obtained exclusively by Mirror Online shows the moment cops restrained the man after arriving on the scene.
He can be seen lying on the ground in the street clutching a knife in his right hand.
A woman who lives nearby filmed the terrifying incident. She said the man shouted: "I'm going to kill any white person who comes down this road, I'm going to kill them, I want to cut someone's throat, I want to kill someone tonight."
The woman was lying in bed watching TV when she said she heard a "horrible shouting noise" before allegedly seeing a man waving a knife around and making stabbing signals.
She claims the knifeman was shouting 'just kill me, just kill me' after police rushed to the scene.
One of Australia's worst child sex offenders Brian Keith Jones, known as 'Mr Baldy', has narrowly avoided his fourth jail sentence after child porn videos and pictures were found in his backpack.
Despite being the owner of the backpack in question 'Mr Baldy' denied to police knowledge of a secret compartment full of child porn photos and videos on a memory card - The Victorian Magistrate's Court heard.
The backpack was found in the possession of 'Mr Baldy's' fellow sex pest Robert Paul Mackenzie who has been convicted for his suicidal threats in exchange for underage nudity from teenage girls.
Texas police have released the dramatic footage of officers yanking a woman off the ledge of a 180-foot bridge known for being popular with jumpers.
The La Porte Police Department posted dash cam footage of three officers working together to pull a woman to safety in the middle of the Fred Hartman Bridge in La Porte, Texas.
In the 50-second video, which was time stamped 10.40pm on May 25, a woman can be seen sitting by herself, with her legs dangling off the rails of the bridge, as the patrol car stops several feet away.
The Angolan Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) on Friday carried out a suspected robbery, triggering a controversy that prompted Angolan authorities to announce yesterday the opening of a "criminal accountability" process of the agent involved in the murder.
The controversy erupted after a witness released a video showing the execution. A young man is injured, lying in the middle of a street near the handicraft market in Luanda. Next to him is an SIC agent, who does nothing. But a second agent approaches and shoots, killing the young man.
The government says SIC agents have engaged in clashes with four armed suspects, but acknowledges that the suspect's death was unjustified, "because he was already in control."
The journalist Rafael Marques denounced the existence of death squads in the SIC, something that this police force denied last November.
A man who is accused of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex in a hotel was confronted by paedophile hunters in Hull city centre.
The group Predator Exposure pounced on the alleged paedophile at the Paragon Interchange in Hull last Saturday, filming the interaction.
It is alleged that the man was going to take the girl to a nearby hotel.
The hunters claimed that the man, who denies the allegations, was even going to ask the girl - who did not exist - to pay half the hotel bill.
The man then claimed to the hunters that he was on his way to cancel a hotel booking.
Before police arrived, the hunters warned viewers not to approach the man if they knew him.
Police arrested the man under section 15 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and he was led to a police car just outside Superdry in Ferensway.
A former Nashville, Tenn. police officer reacted Friday to the most recent count of 28 law enforcement officer deaths so far in 2018.
Vincent Hill said on "Fox & Friends" that it seems to be a "sign of the times" and that the media has made it "fashionable" to oppose police.
Ainsley Earhardt reported that four deputies have been killed by gunfire in South Carolina alone in recent days.
This terrifying footage shows a criminal leading police on a dangerous high-speed chase -- in what a judge described as a "monstrous" piece of driving.
Daimon Hick, 26, was filmed overtaking vehicles at breakneck speeds and driving in the opposite lane of a dual carriageway on a police dashcam.
At one point he accelerates to a shocking 80mph in a 30mph zone in his Vauxhall Astra.
Streamer evacuated university with fake bomb threat.
Five traffic police officers of the local police deparment of Salamanca died today during an ambush. mention that the officer were doing a routine checkpoint filter when a SUV arrived and their passengers open fire using assault rifles. Four officers died on the place while the surviving officer (begging for help and badly wounded) died minutes later arrive to the hospital.
The dominant and ruthless Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNC) could be the responsable of this attack. This group is responsable of the death of dozens of police officers on that state. Some videos had been posted here of their executions and attacks to the police.