St Helens man arrested over child grooming allegations

A St Helens man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to incite a girl to engage in sexual activity.

Wednesday, 27th June 2018, 2:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th June 2018, 2:58 pm
Police made an arrest on Saturday

The 28-year-old was apprehended by police on Saturday, June 23, outside Tesco Extra after officers received reports of the allegations around 4.20pm.

He was arrested on suspicion of attempting to cause/incite a girl aged 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity, and attempting to meet a girl under 16 years of age following grooming.

He has been released under investigation.