'And in addition (to the images), there was your perverted activities over the internet with the 13-year-old, who, I accept, appears to have seduced you.' Teesside Crown Court heard police recovered computers containing 39 indecent images and movies of children from Barnes's home Last night, the National Victims Association described as 'incomprehensible' the suggestion that the girl could have seduced Barnes.Spokesman Neil Atkinson said: 'Thirteen-year-olds have to be protected. 'Intellectually, ethically and legally, this girl - or anyone of that age - could not possibly have been on the same level as a man in his 20s.
'The judge is right, however, when he says most people will be disturbed by an adult receiving a suspended sentence for engaging in activity such as this.
'It is abhorrent that anyone in their 20s should, in effect, go unpunished for something that could have led to a far more serious offence.
There is an ongoing debate in the medical community concerning the insufficient studies, and of those, their quality, or lack thereof, and the resulting analysis and conclusions drawn from them, such as they are.
So far, without repeatable, meaningful, measurable, and quantifiable analysis, no medical community wide acceptably reasonable standards, a definition, have been drawn yet.
A judge has been criticised for allowing a child sex pervert to walk free from court after accepting that the defendant had been 'seduced' by a 13-year-old.