Detectives believe they have foiled the kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who was found at an unoccupied house in Talparo, yesterday.

An official statement from the Police Service confirms that a 30-year-old man of San Fernando, and a 33-year-old man of Arima, both of whom were detained during the rescue operation, are assisting the police with their investigations.

The girl, who is from Mayaro, currently is in the care of officers attached to the Child Protection Unit (CPU).

According to police reports, at 2 pm on June 29th, information was received about a possible kidnapping involving three suspects and a girl.

The Police Service mounted a massive rescue exercise, which involved officers of the Northern Division Intelligence Team, and resulted in the girl being located at an unoccupied building along Talparo Main Road, Talparo.

Police later detained two men in connection with the report who are currently being interrogated by officers at the Maloney and Arima Police Stations, respectively.