A TEENAGER from Runcorn has been arrested on suspicion of having sexual conversations with a child.

Ashley Nuttall, of Folkstone Way, Murdishaw, has been charged with causing or inciting a child under the age of 13 to engage in sexual activity and having sexual communications with a child.

The 19-year-old was arrested yesterday, Tuesday, in Milton Street in Widnes following a 'paedophile hunter' sting by a Catching Online Predators Facebook group.

He has been remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Warrington Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday.