Man arrested on suspicion of sexual grooming

The arrest took place in Gypsy Moth Avenue

The arrest took place in Gypsy Moth Avenue - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

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

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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