Two-year-old girl 'abducted by her parents' is found safe

Two-year-old girl ‘abducted by her parents from care of her grandmother before being flown to Spainis found safe at Manchester Airport with woman, 35, who is detained by police

  • Police had appealed for help to find Gracie-May Rogers, twee, on Friday night
  • The force had said they believed she had been abducted and taken to Spain
  • Now they say she has been returned to the UK and is in a safe place
  • A two-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted to Spanje has been safely returned to the UK.

    Lancashire Police launched an urgent appeal for missing Gracie-May Rogers on Friday.

    Last night it said the toddler had been collected by officers at Manchester Airport on Sunday evening ‘in the company of a woman’.

    Police had appealed for help to find Gracie-May Rogers, twee, on Friday night last week

    Police had appealed for help to find Gracie-May Rogers, twee, on Friday night last week

    'N Woordvoerder van die Lancashire-polisie het gesê: ‘We are pleased to say that last night officers collected Gracie-May at Manchester Airport in the company of a woman.

    ‘She has now been taken to a place of safety.

    ‘A 35-year-old woman who we wanted to speak to in connection with Gracie-May’s disappearance were detained by officers without incident.

    Gracie-May was found safe and well at Manchester Airport last night by the police

    Gracie-May was found safe and well at Manchester Airport last night by the police

    ‘While she is not under arrest she will be voluntarily interviewed in due course.

    ‘A 39-year-old man we wanted to speak to in connection with Gracie-May’s disappearance has not returned to the UK.

    ‘We would like to thank everybody who shared our appeal and played a key role in helping with our investigation to find Gracie-May. Your support, as ever, is massively appreciated.

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