Man arrested after allegedly trying to meet underage girl in Sunderland

A man is currently in police custody.
A man is currently in police custody.

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."