Shannon's stepfather arrested

POLICE investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Shannon Matthews have arrested her stepfather Craig Meehan, sources said today.The 22-year-old was held on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children.

POLICE investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Shannon Matthews have arrested her stepfather Craig Meehan, sources said today.

The 22-year-old was held on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children.

West Yorkshire Police said the suspect, who they did not name, was detained after officers examined a number of computers during the search for the nine-year-old, who went missing for nearly four weeks.

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