14 Mar 2017

Man accused of abduction attempt given name suppression

3:15 pm on 14 March 2017

A 32-year-old man charged with attempted abduction and assault has been granted interim name suppression in the Porirua District Court.

Police yesterday arrested a man they believed tried to snatch a three-year-old girl in the suburb of Whitby.

The accused man, who did not appear in court today, has been remanded.

The next hearing of the case is expected next Tuesday.