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Woman charged after boy’s ‘abduction’

A woman has been charged over the alleged abduction of a young boy, with the search ending in the Hunter region yesterday.

The 12-year-old was last seen leaving a school in Culcairn, in the state’s Riverina, about midday on Tuesday 9 March.

Following an Amber Alert, the boy was located safe and well about 10pm on Wednesday 10 March in Lake Macquarie.

A 36-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station.

She was later charged with take/detain person with intent to obtain advantage (DV).

She was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 11 March.

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