Pervert jailed for grooming teen over internet

Matthew Hoffman
Matthew Hoffman

A pervert has been jailed after engaging in sexual activity online with a 15-year-old girl.

Matthew Hoffman, 28, of St Hilda’s Court, Aylesbury, groomed the girl despite knowing she was underage.

He was sentenced to 21 months behind bars and will be on the Sex Offenders’ Register for 10 years for the offences between December 2012 and April 2013.

Investigating officer Det Con Carl Wilson said: “This was a lengthy investigation which found that Hoffman had groomed an underage girl for his own sexual gratification.

“I am pleased with the sentence, which reflects the seriousness of this offence.”