A 66 year-old Isle of Wight woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to abduct a four year-old girl.

Police said an incident happened at 11.11pm on Sunday (18).

In a statement, an Hampshire Constabulary spokesman said:

“We were called to the Red Funnel terminal on the Arcade in Cowes at 23:11 pm on Sunday 18 June following a verbal dispute between a 37 year-old man and a 66 year-old woman.

“The man said he was concerned for his 4 year-old daughter following actions and comments made by the woman.

“Officers have spoken to a number of independent witnesses and are reviewing CCTV in the area to establish what happened.

“The woman from Cowes has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to take a child so as to remove him or her from a person having lawful control and remains in custody at this time.”