Girl seen getting into lorry in Mansfield found safe and well

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A girl seen getting into a lorry in Mansfield has been found safe and well.

A member of the public made the report to police after seeing the girl get into the lorry at the junction of the A617 and Abbott Lane.

She was in the vehicle with her father, who was the man seen with her by the passing motorist on Thursday morning.

The vehicle was stopped near Mansfield by police officers on Thursday afternoon.

Although there had been no reports of a missing child in Nottinghamshire or neighbouring counties, Nottinghamshire Police conducted extensive enquiries throughout the day, liaising with other forces in the country to trace the vehicle, the girl and the man.