A mother was horrified after a man in his 40s attempted to abduct her two children in front of her.
The police said the man has been arrested and is currently in custody.
The incident happened on Wednesday at Barrow Park in Cumbria.
The incident was reported to the police at around 13:10hrs by a park ranger after a member of the public reported the matter to him.
Cumbria police have launched an investigation into the attempted abduction and urged the woman who reported the incident to the children's mom and the park ranger to contact the police online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit, quoting incident number 76 of 29th December 2021.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
The police think the woman can assist with useful information in their investigation.
The woman is blond and was wearing a beige coat, and was with a man and a girl at the time of the incident.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.