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Louisiana TV anchor resigns after he was allegedly caught sexting 15-year-old girl — who turned out to be vigilante ‘predator hunters’

A married Louisiana TV anchor has abruptly stop his job after it was accused of sexting with somebody he thought was a 15-year-old girl. But, when he arrange a meet with the teenager, “she” turned out to be a trio of vigilante “predator hunters,” in accordance to experiences.

Bill Lunn, 59, who was information director and a key on-air face at KTBS in Shreveport, organized the meetup at his residence throughout lunchtime on May 29, the vigilantes told NBC6 News. When three males arrived, he known as to cops — and claimed the boys beat him up and tried to steal his truck.

However, the newbie sleuths — Antonio Coleman, Kameron Kennon and Kataurio Grigsby — waited for the cops and advised their facet of the story.

They handed over what they stated was a trove of proof that proved to Lunn’s pervy conduct.

“You could see the guilt in his eyes. He knew like, ‘Oh, I’m done’,” Coleman advised the station.

Bill Lunn, 59, resigned as anchor and news director of the KTBS station on Monday after police started probing claims he'd been sexting an underage girl.
Bill Lunn, 59, resigned as anchor and information director of the KTBS station on Monday after police began probing claims he’d been sexting an underage girl. Facebook / Bill Lunn

The trio, who describe themselves as “predator hunters”, stated they’d created a pretend profile on courting app Meet Me and had been posing as the teenager for a number of weeks in a bid to “catfish” native males who had been making an attempt to meet underage women for intercourse.

They claimed Lunn began partaking with the so-called teen late on May 28 — the night time earlier than he allegedly made preparations to meet.

“They had a little conversation going on, and he asked how old she was. The girl told him she was 15 years old,” Coleman, who claimed he was pretending to be the teenager, advised NBC 6.

The TV anchor's alleged plan to meet the girl was foiled when Lunn found himself face-to-face with three men who claimed to be conducting their own pedophile sting operation.
The TV anchor’s alleged plan to meet the girl was foiled when Lunn discovered himself face-to-face with three males who claimed to be conducting their very own pedophile sting operation. Facebook / Bill Lunn

“He was like sending pictures to her. He was saying like he wanted to do this to her,” he continued. “Explicit things that I can’t say on camera.”

When the information anchor arrived at his residence for the meetup, Coleman stated he rapidly fled after the trio alerted him to the sting operation.

“As Bill was running off, he yells, ‘I have a wife and kids’,” Grigsby stated.

“I’m sitting there as he’s running off, like in my head, how can you say that when you literally walked yourself in the house expecting to meet an underage teenager.”

Lunn, a married father, has "vehemently" denied the allegations leveled against him, his lawyer told The Post.
Lunn, a married father, has “vehemently” denied the allegations leveled in opposition to him, his lawyer advised The Post. Facebook / Bill Lunn

Lunn’s lawyer, Dhu Thompson, advised The Post on Wednesday that the newsman “vehemently denies” the allegations leveled in opposition to him.

“It is our preliminary understanding that this incident was not the result of a law enforcement investigation, but rather one done by private individuals,” Thompson stated in an announcement.

“Our primary concern at this time is that law enforcement receives all evidence surrounding this incident so that they can make a thorough and complete review. Mr. Lunn has cooperated with authorities and vehemently denies any allegations of wrongdoing.

“It is our hope that after a thorough review of all the evidence surrounding this matter that Mr. Lunn will be shown to be innocent and cleared of all allegations.”

Lunn began working at KTSB in 2019 and was promoted to information director final August, in accordance to his LinkedIn profile.

The TV station launched an inside investigation instantly after studying of the incident outdoors his residence final week.

“His resignation was effective immediately on Monday,” the outlet stated.  

So far, no fees have been introduced in opposition to Lunn or the boys concerned within the sting.

The Post reached out to native cops however didn’t hear again instantly.

 

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