Woman arrested on suspicion of abduction after missing child found safe and well in Blackpool

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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction after an eight-year-old girl was allegedly taken from her school in Blackpool.

Lancashire Police launched an urgent search for the child who was last seen outside St Cuthbert’s Primary School shortly before 9am on Friday, 27 May.

The force say the girl has now been found safe and well.

A 60-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction and is in custody.