Man arrested in Chester Road on suspicion of engaging in sexual communication with a child

A man has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual communication with a child in Sunderland.

By Poppy Kennedy
Thursday, 25 July, 2019, 16:37
Man, 26, arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual communication with a child in Chester Road, Sunderland

Inquiries are now ongoing after a 26-year-old man was arrested in Chester Road, Sunderland, on Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to reports shortly after 4pm and the 26-year-old was arrested.

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A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Police have yesterday (Wednesday), arrested a man on suspicion of engaging in sexual communication with a child.

“The 26-year-old has been released under investigation.”