Megan Stammers and Jeremy Forrest found in Bordeaux

The Guardian

Robert Booth and Kim Willsher in Paris, Friday 28 September 2012

The missing schoolgirl Megan Stammers and her teacher Jeremy Forrest have been found in the French City of Bordeaux.

The 15-year-old, who went missing on 20 September and was last seen on a ferry to France with her 30-year-old maths teacher, has been taken into protection.

According to French authorities the pair were stopped by police on the main high street running through the centre of Bordeaux called Rue Sainte-Catherine at 1.15pm French time on Friday. According to another police source quoted by the French press, they were on their way to a job interview.

Forrest has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction. He had been the subject of an European arrest warrant and the international police search involved Sussex police working with Interpol.

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