Old man talking to children in park ‘not a paedophile’
Police cars from the Wiltshire Constabulary raced to Lydiard Park in Swindon this afternoon when an old man in a coat was spotted talking to young children.
‘I seen him first,’ said mother of 7, Dawn English. ‘I was having a quick fag and holding on to Killer our bull mastiff when I seen him on the other side of the play area. He was smiling and minding his own business right there, in full sight of those kids. I read about people like him in the papers all the time. It was young girls mainly, but also boys, which I think is even more disgusting. At one stage he reached into his pocket, brought out a hanky and blew his nose. I nearly vommed.’
The man was tasered, handcuffed and led away through jeering crowds to Swindon Police Station, where he was later released without charge. ’It was a lovely day so I thought I would watch the youngsters playing in the park. I was feeling lonely – my grandchildren have emigrated and I hardly see them anymore,’ the man claimed. ‘I wasn’t doing any harm, but I’ve learned my lesson and it’s back to trolling on web forums for me from now on.’
Posted: Mar 7th, 2013 by Guest
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