Full report: Hartlepool man found guilty of grooming teenager

A man from Hartlepool has been found guilty of grooming, abducting and having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Sean Clode, aged 21 and from Hartlepool, will be sentenced next month. He has been remanded in custody.

Claire Montgomery reports.

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Teen Grooming Court Case

21 year old Sean Clode, from Hartlepool, denies accusations of grooming, abducting and having sex with a 14 year old girl. The trial is ongoing at Teesside Crown Court.