Man, 27, is ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of groom­ing

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

A MAN has been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of groom­ing a child on­line.

The 27-year-old from Mac­cles­field was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of caus­ing a child to en­gage in sex­ual ac­tiv­ity.

It fol­lows al­le­ga­tions made in a video on so­cial me­dia that was shared by a num­ber of peo­ple in the Mac­cles­field area.

A spokesman for Cheshire po­lice said: “A 27-year-old man from Mac­cles­field has been ar­rested as part of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into al­le­ga­tions of on­line groom­ing. The man was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of caus­ing a child to en­gage in sex­ual ac­tiv­ity. En­quiries are on­go­ing.”

The man has been bailed un­til April 19.

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