A MAN was arrested in Worcester on suspicion of a child sex offence after he was confronted on a doorstep by so-called ‘paedophile hunters.’

Police say they arrested a 51-year-old man from Worcester, on suspicion of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity.

The arrest happened after vigilantes confronted a man in a ‘sting’ in Stanley Road, Worcester, on Saturday, August 1 and called police. He has been released on bail.