Police investigate reported child abduction attempt near Romford school

PUBLISHED: 15:52 20 March 2015 | UPDATED: 16:03 20 March 2015

Parklands School. Picture: Google Maps

Parklands School. Picture: Google Maps


Police have investigated a possible child abduction plot after reports of a two-year-old being approached by a woman near a school this morning.

Officers were called to Havering Road, Romford, near Parklands School, at 9am.

A Met spokesman told the Recorder an initial investigation revealed no evidence to suggest it was an attempted abduction.

Officers are conducting patrols in the area as a precaution.

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