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Man held over ‘attempt to kidnap girl’ at Christmas fair

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The 47-year-old was arrested following an alleged incident in Egham, Surrey.

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A man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to kidnap a six-year-old girl at a Christmas fair in Egham, Surrey.

The man is suspected of trying to grab the young girl on Egham High Street at around 12.40pm Saturday, after trying to lure her with toys and sweets.

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Witnesses have been urged to come forward (Joe Giddens/PA)

A 47-year-old man from Egham is currently in custody, Surrey Police said.

An investigation is currently under way, and police have called for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any other information, to come forward.

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