Man arrested at Hitchin station on suspicion of grooming offence

PUBLISHED: 13:39 15 April 2019 | UPDATED: 13:39 15 April 2019

Hitchin railway station. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Hitchin railway station. Picture: Wikimedia Commons


A man in his 30s was arrested at Hitchin railway station on Friday afternoon on suspicion of a grooming offence.

Officers from the British Transport Police attended the scene at 1.35pm to reports of a man allegedly trying to meet with an underage girl.

Hertfordshire police are continuing to investigate.

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