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Man arrested after 'trying to sell a baby'

2015-07-13 07:41:37

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a person allegedly attempted to sell a baby to a stranger at a Manchester shopping arcade.

The man was reported to be pushing a pram and approached another man, offering to sell the three-month-old baby boy, police said.

It was said to have happened in Barton Arcade in the city centre shortly after 2.30pm on Sunday.

Police said the child is safe and a 28-year-old man is in custody.

Detective Inspector Liam Boden said: "We would like to thank members of the public and the media for their assistance in publicising the appeal earlier today.

"We have now arrested a man on suspicion of child neglect and will be questioning him in relation to the incident as we try to establish the full circumstances."

Source: msn.com

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