UPDATE: Woman charged with attempted child abduction

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A 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of child abduction, after a three-year-old girl was reported missing from Harrogate.

She has now been charged with attempting to take away a child in care without lawful authority, and passport offences, after the incident on Wednesday, April 1.

She was due to appear at York Crown Court yesterday, Monday April 6. The child involved is safe and well and is being cared for by her father, police have said.