Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man charged over alleged child abduction attempts

A 27-year-old man has been charged with the attempted abduction of two children in a West Yorkshire village.

In separate incidents, the children were allegedly approached by a man and asked to go for a walk. They refused and told their parents, police said.

The alleged incidents happed in Lofthouse, near Leeds, on 28 May and 28 August this year.

The 27-year-old has been bailed to appear before Leeds Magistrates' Court in November.

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