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Man charged with grooming after undercover op by 'paedophile hunters'

Crime WorldBy Sunday World
Officers said they strongly discourage people taking the law into their own hands
Officers said they strongly discourage people taking the law into their own hands

A man has been charged with grooming following an undercover sting operation by a vigilante group of "paedophile hunters" at one of Britain's largest shopping centres.

Mirza Mispa Beg, 29, was arrested by police at Bluewater Shopping Centre in Greenhithe, Kent, after being confronted by members of a group called "The Hunted One" on Easter Sunday.

Kent Police said Beg, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody to appear at Medway Magistrates' Court today.

Officers said they strongly discourage people taking the law into their own hands.