SOUTH BELOIT - A South Beloit man was arrested and charged after allegedly attempting to meet up with an underage girl for sex, according to the South Beloit Police Department.

South Beloit officers were contacted on Jan. 31 by the Edgerton-based group "Worldwide Predator Hunters" in regards to 29-year-old Kurtis A. Masterson who attempted to meet up with what he believed to be a 15-year-old girl for the purpose of having sex, the department said in a Facebook post.

Masterson was taken into custody on Feb. 7 and held at the Winnebago County jail on the charge of grooming and a $200,000 bond.