A man was arrested after allegedly attempting to kidnap a six-year-old girl at a Christmas market in Egham, Surrey.

The man is suspected of having tried to grab the young girl on Egham High Street at around 12:40 pm on Saturday after he tried to lure it with toys and sweets.

A 47-year-old man from Egham is currently in custody, the Surrey Police said.

An investigation is ongoing and the police have called for anyone who has witnessed the incident or has other information to contact them.