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Woman arrested on suspicion of child abduction in Cowes

The woman remains in custody.

The woman remains in custody.

Emily Pearce

emilyp@iwcpmail.co.uk

@IWCPEmily

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:25

UPDATED 11.42
A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of trying to abduct a four-year-old girl in Cowes.
An Isle of Wight Police spokesman said: "We were called to the Red Funnel terminal at 23.11pm on Sunday, June 19, following a verbal dispute between a 37-year-old man and a 66-year-old woman. 
"The man said he was concerned for his four-year-old daughter following actions and comments made by the woman.
"Officers have spoken to a number of independent witnesses and are reviewing CCTV in the area to establish what happened.
"The woman, from Cowes, has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to take a child so as to remove him or her from a person having lawful control."
The woman remains in custody today (Monday).
*The woman has been released without charge but remains under investigation, a police spokesperson said.

 


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