Paedo hunter in court for holding paedophile hostage.

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Paedophile hunter Shane Brannigan at Bournemouth Crown Court.<br />
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A self-styled paedophile hunter who apprehended a child sex offender has gone on trial for holding him as a prisoner against his will.<br />
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Shane Brannigan is alleged to have used excessive force when he made a citizens arrest on paedophile Andrew Vaughan who he had caught in a sting operation.<br />
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A court heard how Vaughan had sent lewd videos of himself to what he thought was an underage girl when in fact it was to Brannigan's organisation.<br />
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The 41-year-old then travelled from his home in West Yorkshire to Bournemouth, Dorset, to confront Vaughan and detain him for the police.