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'Very high risk' paedophile who groomed 12-year-old has sentence doubled

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A paedophile caught when an undercover police officer posed as an underage girl online has had his prison sentence doubled on appeal.

Paul Weekley, 61, was jailed for three years and four months at Norwich Crown Court in June for having secret online sex chats with a girl he believed to be a 12-year-old called Becca.

The Attorney General's Office referred the case to the Court of Appeal under the unduly lenient sentence scheme.

The Court of Appeal ruled the original sentence of Paul Weekley had been unduly lenient. - Credit: PA

The court has now ruled that Weekley's jail........

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