Man arrested on suspicion of sexual grooming

PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:00 10 July 2019

The arrest took place in Gypsy Moth Avenue

The arrest took place in Gypsy Moth Avenue

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A 59–year–old man from Welwyn Garden City was arrested yesterday on suspicion of sexual grooming.

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Officers were called to Gypsy Moth Avenue in Hatfield, following calls from members of the public.

The man had reportedly been making attempts to meet a girl he believed to be of around 12 to 14 years old.

The man is currently in police custody.


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