Lincolnshire Police were called after paedophile hunters turned up at a man’s doorstep and accused him of inappropriately messaging underage girls.
The incident took place in Long Sutton, at around 8pm last night, Sunday, June 21, says Lincolnshire Live.
The group, who live-streamed the incident on Facebook, accused the man of sending intimate pictures and videos of himself to multiple children online.
His wife was stood in the doorway of their home while the live stream took place.
The force has now confirmed they have arrested a man on suspicion of an online sexual offence.
The incident was posted onto Facebook and has been viewed more than 120,000 times in less than 24 hours.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We have arrested a 58 year old man on suspicion of an online sexual offence.