North East Wales

Flint man in court over alleged bid to abduct girl, four

The Jade Jones Pavilion Image copyright Google
Image caption The abduction bid is alleged to have happened during a Morris dancing competition outside the Jade Jones Pavilion

A man charged with the attempted abduction of a four-year-old girl in Flintshire has appeared in court.

North Wales Police responded to a report of the alleged incident close to the Jade Jones Pavilion, Flint, at about 14:00 BST on Sunday, but the child was not hurt and is safe.

The 50-year-old defendant, from Flint, was remanded in custody at the town's magistrates' court on Tuesday.

He will appear at Mold Crown Court in September.