Sunderland man arrested on suspicion of meeting an underage girl following sexual grooming

A man has been arrested on suspicion of meeting a female under the age of 16 following sexual grooming in Sunderland.

Thursday, 15th August 2019, 10:48 am
Updated Thursday, 15th August 2019, 11:24 am
Man arrested on suspicion on meeting a female under the age of 16 following sexual grooming

Officers were called in the early hours of Wednesday, August 14, to the Ford Estate area of Sunderland.

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A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “A man was arrested on suspicion of meeting a female under the age of 16 following sexual grooming.

“We made the arrest at Ford Estate area of Sunderland.

“He had been released under investigation pending further inquiries.”