62-year-old arrested in connection with attempted abduction

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A 62-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attempted abduction of a three-year-old girl in Lanzarote.

The man, who is from the London area, was arrested in London yesterday evening on suspicion of attempted kidnap and is currently in police custody.

The arrest is in connection with an incident in the resort of Costa Teguise on Monday, January 30, 2012, when a three-year-old girl from Milton Keynes was led away from her family in a shopping centre.

Investigating officer Detective Constable, John Swallow, said: “The investigation is ongoing and I want to thank the public for their continued help.”