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Man Charged With Child Abduction Following Sherburn in Elmet Incident


7:09am 12th August 2014

The man, aged 46 and from Leeds, was arrested on Saturday 9 August 2014, after a young girl was grabbed by her arm by a man as she walked behind her mother on Wolsey Croft on Thursday 7 August 2014. The girl was not harmed in the incident and safely returned to her mother.  

The man was charged this afternoon (Monday 11 August 2014) and will appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 12 August 2014.

Detective Constable Kendra Wedgwood of Selby CID, said: “I would like to thank the local community for their response to this incident and the assistance they have given to the police.”


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