French Cops Save Tourist Girl Snatched by Internet Stalker
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jul 8, 2009 2:15 AM CDT
A 12-year-old vacationing Scottish girl was rescued after an Internet stalker whisked her to a French airport for a flight to Spain.   (©wburris)
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(Newser) – French police rescued a vacationing Scottish girl who was snatched by an Internet stalker, reports the Daily Mail. The girl, 12, was whisked to the Marseille airport from a villa where she was vacationing with her parents by a 41-year-old Belgian man she had encountered earlier on the Internet. She told him where she was staying and "he clearly followed her," said a police spokesman. He was busted on a plane about to take off to Madrid.