A WOMAN and a juvenile are in custody following an alleged attempted kidnap at a car boot sale in Redcar yesterday afternoon (Sunday, May 22).

A woman at the car boot at Redcar Racecourse reported that her two-year-old child was walking next to a relative when two females approached the toddler and tried to walk away with her.

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When challenged, they reportedly released the child and were detained.

Both females were arrested and taken into police custody.

One is aged 21 and the other is a juvenile.

Enquiries are on-going and Cleveland Police are appealing for any information regarding this alleged incident or regarding the females reported to be involved - especially in the period prior to 2.15pm.

Contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number quoting ref 86878.


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