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Man arrested and charged following allegations of grooming in Kirkdale

News   •   May 10, 2019 08:33 BST

We have arrested and charged a man with grooming following a report in Kirkdale on Wednesday night, 8 May.

At around 10.30pm on Wednesday 8 May, officers were called to Fountains Road to an allegation of a man attempting to meet a girl under 16 years.

38-year-old Umer Ayub from Anfield was arrested and has now been charged with ‘Adult attempt to meet a girl under 16 years of age following grooming’.

He will appear this morning (Friday 10 May) at Liverpool Magistrates Court.

If you suspect anyone is involved in grooming or Child Sexual Exploitation, please contact Merseyside Police @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:

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