Breaking News: 'Missing Megan Stammers' 'Found' In France Step Father Is 'Happy'
Missing schoolgirl Megan Stammers has been found in France with her maths teacher Jeremy Forrest after a week-long international search. The pair were apparently stopped by police as they made their way - hand-in-hand - to a work-related appointment in the centre of Bordeaux. It is understood Forrest had recently been interviewed for a bar job. The married teacher was held on suspicion of child abduction and Megan, 15, taken into police protection. Forrest is due to be taken from a police station in Bordeaux to the city's Palais de Justice, where he will be officially notified of his arrest. He is due to attend a formal court hearing on Tuesday morning and is likely to be held in custody until then, sources said. A European Arrest Warrant had been issued for Forrest - a part-time musician - earlier this week. Megan Stammers from Megan_from Facebook Megan Stammers failed to turn up for school last Friday The pair, who left Britain on a cross-Channel ferry on September 20, were found as "a direct result of media coverage in France", French police said. Reports in French media suggested that a member of the public had tipped police off about a sighting 48 hours before they were found. Megan's stepfather Martin Stammers, who last night made an emotional appeal for her return on BBC's Crimewatch, said he was "thrilled to bits". "The relief, the outpouring of love from everyone is just amazing. We are just so, so happy. "As time goes on you despair even more, but knowing Megan <b>...</b>
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