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Man arrested in Eccleston, St Helens, on suspicion of grooming

News   •   Jan 07, 2019 09:52 GMT

Merseyside Police can confirm that a man has been arrested following an incident in St Helens earlier today Sunday, 6 January 2019.

At around 10.20am, a call was received requesting that officers attend a property in Eccleston, following allegations of a sexual offence.

A 38-year-old man from St Helens was arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a girl under 16 years of age following grooming.

He was taken to a police where he was interviewed by detectives and has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.