Supermarket quashes abduction rumour

A supermarket chain has quashed rumours that have caused concern among parents in Great Yarmouth that a missing girl was found in the store with her hair cut.

A supermarket chain has quashed rumours that have caused concern among parents in Great Yarmouth that a missing girl was found in the store with her hair cut.

The Mercury was contacted by a reader this week who said he understood a two-year-old girl reported missing in the Tesco store on Pasteur Road last week was found with two men after a search.

Her hair had been cut and her clothing had been changed.

A spokesman from Tesco said there was no truth in the rumours adding it was something which had been spread across the country.


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The spokesman said similar rumours had been started in Kent, Derby and in Scotland.

It is believed the rumours were started on the internet.

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