A man has been arrested by police after he allegedly tried to meet an underage girl in Sunderland.
Officers arrested a man in the early hours of Monday on suspicion of the allegation.
He is currently in police custody.
A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: "Late Sunday night into early Monday morning a man was arrested for attempting to meet a girl under 16 in Sunderland.
"He is currently in police custody."