Woman ‘tries to snatch child’ outside B&M sparking police hunt

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A woman reportedly "tried to snatch a child" from outside a B&M store, it has been reported.

The worrying incident is said to have taken place on Saturday morning outside the store in Medway Street, Gillingham, Kent.

Initial reports suggested that a child was "close to being abducted" by a woman, Mirror Online reports.

But, after being contacted by the Mirror, Kent Police denied that a girl was in danger of being taken.

The force said that officers had attended the scene but no arrests have been made.

A Kent Police statement read: "At 10.35am on Saturday September 12, Kent Police received a third party report regarding suspicious behaviour that had happened earlier at a store in Medway Street, Gillingham.

"Officers are conducting enquiries into the incident."

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