Boy held over internet grooming of girl in Manchester

A boy has been arrested on suspicion of posing as a teenage girl in order to entice a boy to perform an online sex act.

Greater Manchester Police said the 17 year old was being questioned in custody.

Officers seized computers, phones, and other media devices with access to internet at a property in Wythenshawe.

Det Insp Sarah-Jane Lennie warned parents to monitor their children's activity on social media websites.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Manchester

Weather

Manchester

Min. Night 16 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.