Morecambe man arrested after online sting

A man has been arrested in Morecambe's Arndale Centre and charged with grooming following an online sting by a team of parents known as Internet Interceptors.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 12:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:48 pm
A Morecambe man was arrested in the Arndale centre on suspicion of grooming.

Police were called at 11.20am on Tuesday June 14 to the shopping centre following reports a man had been detained by several members of the public.

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Officers attended and arrested a 53-year-old man on suspicion of grooming.

Arthur Douglas, of Westgate, Morecambe, was charged with grooming and was due to appear at Lancaster Magistrates’ Court this morning June 15.