Man, 52, arrested in Sunderland on suspicion of attempting to meet an underage girl after grooming her

A man remains in police custody today after being arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a girl under 16 following grooming.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 10:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 1:38 pm
The man was arrested at Sunderland Station

The 52-year-old was arrested at Sunderland Station in the city centre late last night.

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He remains in police custody this morning.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "Police have yesterday arrested a man on suspicion of attempting to meet a girl under 16 following grooming.

"The 52-year-old remains in custody."