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.

By Poppy Kennedy
Thursday, 15 August, 2019, 10:48
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.

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

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

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