"A British paedophile who groomed a 13-year-old girl for sex in “virtual world” has been caught after he attempted to meet her in person.
Rachata Burasite, 22, first met the Canadian girl, then aged 11, in an internet site where users adopt the identity of cartoon characters to play games in a make believe world.
It is believed to be first case where a British paedophile has stepped out of a “virtual world” and attempted to make physical contact with his victim.
The pair met on website called Gaia Online which has an estimated seven million daily visitors, most of them teenagers.
Burasite spent two years chatting to the girl online and exchanging hundreds of mobile telephone text messages before flying to Canada spend a month with her . "