Man arrested after attempting to abduct girl six at Christmas Market

Cops have arrested a man after an attempted abduction of a six year old girl.

He offered the girl sweets and toys as he lead her away.

Officers quickly responded and arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of the attempted abduction of a six-year-old girl today.

The incident happened at a Christmas market in Egham, Surrey, at around 12.40pm this afternoon.

Police said a man had given the girl toys and sweets on Egham High Street before trying to lead her away.

Officers were on the scene within minutes of the incident being reported.

The suspect is described as white, around 50 years, around 5ft 9 tall and of a slight build.

He was wearing a grey cap, a black jacket, jeans, trainers and glasses and was carrying a black rucksack.

Surrey Police has appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting crime reference number PR/45180130630.

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Trevor Sherwood is the Editor of Police Hour. Trevor studied Crime and Investigation at Teesside Uni and has a background within policing.

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