Man arrested in Sunderland on suspicion of trying to meet underage girl following grooming

A 33-year-old man remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet an underage girl following grooming.

Monday, 6th July 2020, 9:59 am
Updated Monday, 6th July 2020, 10:01 am

Police officers arrested a man at an address in Hylton Road, Sunderland, on Sunday, July 5, shortly before 9pm.

The 33-year-old remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a girl under the age of 16 following grooming.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “He remains in police custody at this time and enquiries are ongoing.”

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