A middle-aged man sexually groomed and attempted to meet what he thought was a 14-year-old girl but was instead met by the group Guardians of the North.
George Raymond, who is serving a 15 month suspended prison sentence, was filmed by paedophile hunting group, Guardians of the North, after attempting to meet what he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Footage released by the group shows Raymond in a supermarket car park in Pennywell, Sunderland, where he had arranged to meet the 'girl'.
Police were called and the 47-year-old was arrested.
Raymond, who lives in West Avenue, Murton, previous admitted attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming and was sentenced at Durham Crown Court on Wednesday.
He was given a 15-month prison sentence, suspended for 24 months, and must complete a 34 days of an accredited programme and 20 rehabilitation activity days.
Raymond must also register as a sex offender and abide by terms of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for the next ten years.