Norfolk

Arrest after girl dragged from Norwich Pointers field play area

Pointers Field, off George Pope Road, Norwich Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl had been using play equipment in Pointers Field, off George Pope Road, Norwich, when she was dragged into a wooded area

A man has been arrested after a nine-year-old was dragged from a park's playground into a wood.

Police said the girl had been playing in Pointers Field, Norwich, when a man tried to abduct her at about 16:30 BST on Friday.

She managed to break free and escaped uninjured, police said.

On Sunday, Norfolk Police said a man in his 30s from the Norwich area had been arrested and was being held in custody for questioning.

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