1492563457063 - Teenager arrested for false claim after alleged kidnapping in Christchurch

Teenager arrested for false claim after alleged kidnapping in Christchurch

A young woman has been arrested for making a false complaint after an alleged kidnapping and abduction in Christchurch.

The incident allegedly happened in Spreydon, south of the central city, about 5.20pm on Sunday.

On Wednesday, police confirmed they had arrested a 17-year-old girl in relation to the incident.

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“Police will continue to speak with the parties involved,” a statement said.

No further charges had been made in relation to the incident.

“This was an isolated event and there are no concerns for the wider area,” a previous police statement said.