Abducted

Man, 19, is arrested on suspicion of abduction after police find missing schoolgirl, 14, inside a VW van

  • Police named her as Rosie Evans-Foster, from Paulsgrove near Portsmouth 
  • The 14-year-old was spotted clambering into a grey coloured Volkswagen 
  • The vehicle, which had tinted windows, drove off shortly afterwards 
  • A 19 year-old Surrey man has been arrested in connection with the incident 

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction after police found a missing schoolgirl, 14, who was seen getting into a Volkswagen van near a hospital.

An appeal was launched to find the girl after concerns were raised for her safety after the 14-year-old was spotted clambering into a grey coloured Volkswagen van near a hospital at about 9pm.

Police named her as Rosie Evans-Foster, from Paulsgrove near Portsmouth.

The man was also arrested on suspicion of drug driving and remains in custody being questioned by officers.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested after police found missing schoolgirl Rosie Evans-Foster (pictured) who was seen getting into a van near a hospital 

A 19-year-old man has been arrested after police found missing schoolgirl Rosie Evans-Foster (pictured) who was seen getting into a van near a hospital

The vehicle, which had tinted windows, drove off shortly after the schoolgirl was seen entering it on Friday.

The incident happened near the Queen Alexandra Hospital at Cosham, near Portsmouth, and police appealed for help from anyone who knew where the van or girl was to contact them.

It was not clear whether she got into the van willingly or whether she was abducted.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: ‘Pleased to say Rosie has been located safe and well!

The incident happened near the Queen Alexandra Hospital (pictured) at Cosham, near Portsmouth

The incident happened near the Queen Alexandra Hospital (pictured) at Cosham, near Portsmouth

‘Rosie Evans-Foster, aged 14 from Portsmouth was last see on Friday evening after getting in VW Van at the QA Hospital.

‘A van matching the description was found in Petersfield this afternoon and Rosie was found inside.

‘She is now speaking with police and a 19 year-old Surrey man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

‘Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal.’

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: 'Pleased to say Rosie has been located safe and well!'

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: ‘Pleased to say Rosie has been located safe and well!’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4593458/Police-search-missing-schoolgirl-14.html#ixzz4joIFyydN
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