Feeds

Brit cuffed in US net sex investigation

Faces extradition

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

Police in Austin, Texas, want to question a Yorkshire man over allegations that he had sex with a teenage girl he met in an internet chatroom.

The 36-year-old man from Leyburn has been arested by police in Yorkshire in connection with the sexual assault. He has been released on bail but could face extradition proceedings, according to a report by the BBC.

Police in the US allege that the man flew out to Austin in July to meet the girl, whom he met first online more than two years ago. He is alleged to have "groomed" the 15-year-old girl online before assualting her "several times" when he visited the US.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police confirmed that a man had been arrested and bailed on alleged grooming offences. ®

Related stories

Paedophiles face credit card blacklist
Police to monitor chat rooms
Paedophile gets five-year net ban
Govt unveils Web kids safety campaign

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

More from The Register

next story
Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer
More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Apple CEO Tim Cook: TV is TERRIBLE and stuck in the 1970s
The iKing thinks telly is far too fiddly and ugly – basically, iTunes
Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Found inside ISIS terror chap's laptop: CELINE DION tunes
REPORT: Stash of terrorist material found in Syria Dell box
Show us your Five-Eyes SECRETS says Privacy International
Refusal to disclose GCHQ canteen menus and prices triggers Euro Human Rights Court action
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.