A Bradford man arrested on suspicion of planning to subject his one-year-old daughter to female genital mutilation (FGM) has been released pending further investigation.

A Twitter message late yesterday evening from West Yorkshire Police inspector David Harland read: "Officers from @WYP_BradfordW have this morning arrested a male on suspicion of making plans (to) fly his one-year-old daughter to another country to subject her to Female Genital Mutilation.

"A significant arrest to protect the most vulnerable in our community."

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