Man, 51, charged with attempted abduction after girl, 2, 'snatched from pram' as mum walked through park

A MAN has been charged after a two-year-old girl was nearly snatched from her pram as her mum walked through a park.

The 25-year-old mum was near Eastrop Park in Basingstoke, Hampshire, when she was approached at around 4pm on February 4.

Police said the man began speaking to the woman, before allegedly trying to take the girl out of the pushchair.

Mohamed Jarboui, 51, has today been charged with attempted child abduction.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates Court this morning. 

Eastrop Park is a public park with a large boating lake.

Police appealed for anyone who could have information to phone 101 with the reference 44210043340.

Alternatively, phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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