The Love Island star’s mother, 60, has been arrested for child abduction after police chased a girl of eight who had been taken outside the primary school
- Lancashire police immediately searched for the missing eight-year-old Darcey
- Today, Jane Prior, 60, was arrested for child abduction when Darcey was found safe and sound
- Ms Prior is the mother of Love Island star Kendall Rae Knight and known by Darcey
The mother of a Love Island star has been arrested on suspicion of abducting children – after a missing eight-year-old girl who disappeared from school was found safe and sound.
Lancashire Constabulary had become more and more concerned about the whereabouts of young Darcy Shea.
She had last been seen outside St Cuthbert’s Primary School in Blackpool at 9 this morning, and officers thought she was picked up by Jane Prior, 60.
But just after 3 p.m., they were both found safe and sound, and Mrs. Prior, who is the mother of Love Island star Kendall Rae Knight, was arrested on suspicion of child abduction.
The officers had conducted searches and conducted a series of investigations to try to find them both.
Jane Prior, 60, and Kendall Rae Knight beam for this happy mother-daughter image
Today, Jane Prior, 60, was arrested for child abduction when Darcey was found safe and sound
Lancashire Police were searching this afternoon for the missing eight-year-old Darcey
Mrs Prior – who has modeled after ITV favorite This Morning – has connections to Preston and North Wales, but was in the Blackpool area.
The pair is believed to be in a blue Mitsubishi Colt car with registration number SP56 RHO.
A Lancashire police spokesman said: ‘In addition to our previous appeals, Darcy, missing from Blackpool, has been found safe and sound at the resort this afternoon.
‘A 60-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction and is in custody.
Ms Prior is the mother of Love Island star Kendall Rae Knight, pictured and known by Darcey
The pair is believed to be in a blue Mitsubishi Colt car with registration number SP56 RHO pictured here
‘Thanks to everyone who shared our calls for information.’
Three years ago, Ms Prior appeared in This Morning, where she was eaten and eaten in Italy under a special dating department.
The Matchmaker Mountain segment highlighted her and explained her motives for going on the show
She told the program: ‘My daughter Kendall (Rae Knight) was on Love Island last year, and even though she did not find love in the program, I thought I could hopefully have more luck!’