Man arrested after trying to sell baby in shopping centre

A MAN has been arrested after he tried to sell a 3-month-old baby in a shopping centre.

Police in Manchester launched a search for the man and baby on Sunday after a member of the public reported being asked if he wanted to buy the baby girl.

The 28-year-old man allegedly approached three different people in the shopping centre offering to give up the child for £1,000.


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The man was arrested just hours later on suspicion of child neglect and police said the young girl is safe and well.