/Woman stopped at Manchester Airport with missing two-year-old girl

Woman stopped at Manchester Airport with missing two-year-old girl

A woman is being quizzed by police after being stopped at Manchester Airport with a missing two-year-old girl.

Police issued an urgent appeal after toddler Gracie-May went missing from home in Lancaster.

In an update posted online on Monday morning (August 30), officers said she had been safe and well at Manchester Airport.

She was with a woman, they said, who is now being questioned by detectives.

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The woman is not under arrest.

A 39-year-old man who officers want to speak to about Gracie-May’s disappearance has not returned to the UK, police said.

The update said: “On Friday we asked for your help to find missing two-year-old Gracie-May from Lancaster.

“We are pleased to say that last night (August 29) 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.

“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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