Man arrested over ‘child in stolen car’ claim
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A man has been arrested following a report of a car, with a child inside, being stolen from Beckton.
The 23-year-old was arrested on suspicion of wasting police time, perverting the course of justice and causing a public nuisance.
Police launched an urgent appeal to find a white Audi yesterday afternoon following the claim the car and child had disappeared from Beckton Triangle Retail Park shortly before 12.20pm.