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Man arrested in relation to Palmerston North Abduction

February 18 2016


Man arrested in relation to Palmerston North Abduction

Police can confirm a man was arrested last night in relation to an incident last week where a child was taken in Palmerston North.

The man appeared today and has been remanded in custody to reappear on 10 March 2016 in the Palmerston North District Court.

Inspector Sarah Stewart says she hopes this development will provide reassurance to the community, and she would like to thank members for their support and assistance throughout our investigation.

There are a number of suppression orders in place arising from the court appearance, and Police remind media that any details which may identify the victim form part of those orders.

As the matter is before the courts, police are unable to comment further.

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