Man arrested on suspicion of trying to meet girl in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 11:59 18 June 2018

Police were called to the Galleria in Hatfield.

Police were called to the Galleria in Hatfield.


Police have made an arrest following reports that a man was attempting to meet a 15-year-old girl in Hatfield.

A police spokesman said: “A 59-year-old man from Cheshunt has been arrested on suspicion of arranging or facilitating commission of a child sex offence.

“Officers had been called to outside the Galleria at 2.19pm on Sunday, June 17, to reports that a man was attempting to meet a person he believed to be a teenage girl.

“It was reported that he believed the girl to be age 15.

“He is currently in custody.”

Updates to follow.

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