Convicted paedophile Stephen Short using Badoo dating website

In 2015 Stephen Short, the then 57-year-old pervert tried to groom what he thought was a 13-year-old “girl”, he traveled from his house in Blyth, Northumberland to Newcastle upon Tyne and when confronted he had wine to ply the “girl” with and Viagra to assist him on his devious act.


Now 59-year-old Short has signed back up to Badoo, the same website he used to groom the “girl” who infact was a Dark Justice decoy.

He has now moved out of Blyth and is now residing within the North Shields area.

Short pleaded guilty to attempting to meet a child under 16 following sexual grooming and was sentenced to:
– 16 Months imprisonment
– 10 Years Sex offenders Register
– 10 Years Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

Badoo describes it’s self as:

Badoo is a great place to meet fun new people in your area and around the world. It’s packed with exciting users who want to chat, maybe even meet up, and share experiences, interests and friendship. We bring social networking to life by allowing you to chat, make new friends, share photos, maybe even date. You can also tell people about your interests and who you are, and play fun games that let you meet new people. You never know who you’ll find on Badoo.

You can view the video of Stephen Short getting confronted by Dark Justice in 2015 (below): 

If anyone has been unfortunate enough to meet Stephen and he has been around your children, please ring the police as it is a breach of his Sexual Harm Prevention.