A MAN arrested on suspicion of abducting a 15-year-old Hampshire girl has been released on police bail.

The 33-year-old, from Ryde on the Isle of Wight, was arrested after police located missing teenager Rebecca McLean.

The girl had gone missing in Southampton on Saturday but she was found safe and well on the Isle of Wight on Sunday evening.

Her mum Julie Middleditch expressed her delight at the news that her daughter was safe and said: “I'm really happy she has been found.”

The 33-year-old is due to answer police bail on October 7.