Doctor struck off after approaching child for sex

An undercover police officer posed as a 13-year-old boy

A trainee psychiatrist has been struck off after he was convicted of attempting to seduce a police officer who was posing as a 13-year-old boy.

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A tribunal heard that Thomas Jenkins, 28, used the dating app Grindr to contact a user called “Liam14”. He sent him photos of himself in various states of undress and a string of crude messages. 

The undercover police officer was able to identify Jenkins and he was arrested at work the next day, the BMJ reports.

Counsel for Jenkins suggested that a suspension of 12 months was an adequate