Man arrested on suspicion of a sexual offence involving a child
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We can confirm that a man has been arrested today, 14 February, on suspicion of a sexual offence involving a child in Birkenhead on Thursday 5 December.
A 29-year-old man from Toxteth was arrested on suspicion of causing a female child under 16 to engage in sexual activity.
He has been taken to a police station for questioning.
Detective Inspector Tara Denn said: “It is really important that if you are suspicious about any child at risk of offences like this to get in touch with us so that we can take action.”
If you believe you or someone you know may have been the victim of Child Sexual Exploitation, please contact Merseyside Police on 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online/.
You can also report incidents via the social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. Visit www.listentomystory.co.uk for more information.