Police have closed an investigation into an attempted abduction in Hyde after it became clear that no offence took place.
Around 2.20pm on Monday 11 May 2015 on Market Street in Hyde, a mother of a two-year-old girl called police after she believed a man had attempted to abduct her child.
Police launched a full investigation, but after interviewing a 36-year-old-man were satisfied that no offence had taken place.
The 36-year-old man was released without charge and the case has been subsequently closed.
Detective Chief Inspector John Mazzolai said: We appreciate that the public are understandably concerned about this case, but we would like to reassure people that this incident has stemmed from a misunderstanding between the mother and the man in question.
â€œFollowing the motherâ€™s report of an attempted abduction, we launched a full investigation and following some excellent work from our officers we were able to take a...
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