Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man arrested over attempted child abductions in West Yorkshire

A 59-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attempted abductions of three girls in West Yorkshire.

Officers are investigating the attempted abductions of two 13-year-old girls in Halifax and a seven-year-old girl in Mixenden last week.

The arrest was made on Tuesday following reports of a man acting suspiciously outside a school in the Calderdale area.

The man remains in police custody.

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