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Man arrested in connection with alleged attempted abduction of child in Northolt

News   •   Jan 23, 2021 18:07 GMT

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted abduction attempt in Northolt.

The 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted abduction of a child at an address in Surrey on Saturday, 23 January. He is being transported to police custody in London.

At approximately 14:30hrs on Thursday, 7 January, a man is alleged to have approached a five-year-old boy in Northala Fields, Northolt, before picking him up and running a short distance away. He was confronted by the boy's mother and put the child down - the boy was unharmed.