‘No offence committed’ say PSNI after online reports of attempted child abduction

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Police have said no offence has been committed after online reports of an attempted child abduction went viral.

Reports were shared on social media that there had been an attempt to abduct a child in the Derrytrasna area near Lurgan on Friday.

However a PSNI spokesperson said: “Police received reports of a suspicious approach on Pier Rampart Road on Friday 03 February but following enquiries it was established no offence was committed.”