kidnapping in Surrey?

(18 Posts)
StealthPolarBear Thu 25-Aug-16 22:56:15

or is it?
Doesn't seem like he's been reported missing

MakeLemonade Thu 25-Aug-16 23:00:45

I just saw this and wondered if there would be a thread. Surely you'd notice if you were missing your 6/7 year old?

I wonder/assume some stuff must be being left out to jump to abduction? Leaving the bike is odd but not stranger than someone not reporting the child missing.

StealthPolarBear Thu 25-Aug-16 23:06:33

Yes I assumed it wad the bike that led to the report.
hope the story is child gets in parents van

Theselittlelights Thu 25-Aug-16 23:14:23

A spokesman for Surrey Police said: “A member of the public reported seeing the child taken into the van at 4.43pm today in Redstone Hill.

The bike was found after

Theselittlelights Thu 25-Aug-16 23:15:49

www.google.co.uk/amp/www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/young-child-bundled-into-black-van-and-abducted-in-surrey-police-say-a3329886.html%3famp?client=safari

MrsNuckyThompson Thu 25-Aug-16 23:18:07

So far no parent has actually reported a child missing. So it might be that the member of the public who witnessed this was mistake. Here's hoping...

StealthPolarBear Fri 26-Aug-16 13:00:59

Anything more happened on this does anyone know

FeistyColl Fri 26-Aug-16 14:12:17

There is a press conference being held this afternoon at 3.30 so hopefully more information will made public.

ChocolateDoll Fri 26-Aug-16 15:52:45

It's very odd!!

DiegeticMuch Fri 26-Aug-16 17:33:11

The bike is one which all the local kids share, and is often left lying around apparently.

Still no report of a missing boy.

I think that the witness saw a family altercation (child ran off or broke curfew, parent understandably agitated) and misread it.

Or maybe there's stuff that's not being publicised by the police.

Tram10 Sat 27-Aug-16 22:09:12

No more news on this, other than they believe the witness, and no child reported as missing in the UK.

motherducker Sat 27-Aug-16 22:35:34

How weird confused

SvalbardianPenguin Sun 28-Aug-16 13:57:09

How odd. If a child is missing then I hope he is found.

eddiemairswife Mon 29-Aug-16 12:00:29

Man charged with wasting police time.

DiegeticMuch Mon 29-Aug-16 12:17:45

If convicted, he should be forced to foot the cost of the investigation. There's s difference between an honest mistake/overzealousness, and this.

Smidge001 Mon 29-Aug-16 16:30:00

Absolutely. Headline made me think they'd arrested an abductor - glad I read the full story!!

Man arrested in Redhill 'child abduction' report
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-37212934

DesolateWaist Mon 29-Aug-16 16:30:43

There is another thread about it somewhere.

DesolateWaist Mon 29-Aug-16 16:32:42

Here we are:
www.mumsnet.com/Talk/_chat/2717128-Abducted-boy?pg=1&order=

I find it interesting that someone suggesting that there wasn't a child at all got quite a 'telling off'.

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