An RTE employee has been charged in the UK with attempting to engage in sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl.
The 54-year-old man traveled to Leeds on Saturday where he was confronted by a group of people who created a fake online profile of a 13-year-old girl.
Police were alerted and he was arrested and charged with attempting to engage or incite sexual activity with a girl under 16.
Police in Yorkshire investigating the incident told Dublin Live: "Police were called yesterday Saturday 18 November to reports of a man attempting to engage or incite sexual activity with a child in Leeds.
Police added that they had officially charged Kieran Creaven, aged 54, with attempting to engage or incite sexual activity with a girl under 16.
He will appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today(20 November) and remains in police custody.
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