Four people have been charged over the alleged abduction of a child in Sydney's northwest.
Officers from Riverstone Police Area Command were called to Midlands Terrace, Stanhope Gardens about 12.30pm on Friday after reports of an abduction.
Police were told a four-year-old girl was with her father when a SUV stopped nearby, and a man and woman got out.
Police will allege the woman took the girl and put her in the car before the vehicle left the scene.
The vehicle was later located travelling north on the M1 motorway and stopped by police at Kinta Drive, Beresfield, about 2.20pm.
Two women and two men were arrested and taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station.
The girl was found in the vehicle distressed but uninjured; she has since been reunited with her father.
Police have charged two women, aged 75 and 53, and two men, aged 52 and 60, with take/detain child with intent to remove from parental control.
All four were refused bail and will appear before Newcastle Bail Court later on Saturday.
Australian Associated Press
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