A MUM was left terrified as she woke up at 4am to find a strange woman “trying to kidnap” her son.
Police scrambled to her home in Greater Manchester this morning after she found the stranger sitting on the stairs with her two-year-old.
The mum expressed her horror on Facebook, in a bid to make other parents in the Hyde area more cautious.
In a post which has now been deleted, she said: “4am this morning I woke up to a woman on my stairs with my 2 year old son trying to kidnap him while me and [R***] slept in the next room.
“This is Hyde area. Share to let people know. I’m lucky I woke up or I wouldn’t have my little love.
“Please everyone be careful Christmas night, make sure all doors and windows are locked.”
A woman has been arrested on suspiciuon of attempted abduction/
She remains in custody to be questioned.
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A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Just after 4am this morning, police attended an address in Hyde as a result of a report of an adult woman being found in the house, with one of the young children who lives in the house.
“Police were called and arrived shortly after.
“An adult woman has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”
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