Cleveland Police said the 21-year-old woman and a teenage girl are in custody following the incident at Redcar racetrack yesterday afternoon
A mother said two people tried to run away with their toddler at a flea market yesterday afternoon.
Cleveland Police have confirmed a 21-year-old woman and a teenage girl are in custody following the incident at Redcar racetrack near Middlesbrough.
The force did not say what they were arrested on suspicion of.
In a statement, Cleveland Police said: “Two women (a 21-year-old and a juvenile) are in custody following an alleged incident at a flea market at Redcar racetrack on Thrush Road.
“One woman reported that her 2-year-old child was walking alongside a family member when two women approached her and tried to walk her away. They reportedly released the child and were arrested.
“The investigation is ongoing and police will be asking for any information regarding this alleged incident or the women allegedly involved – particularly in the period before 2.15pm.”
Police have asked anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting ref 86878 or to forward information anonymously www.crimestoppers-uk.org or call them on 0800 555 111.
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