A family was escorted from a flight at Manchester Airport after holidaymakers had raised concerns about child abuse.
The mother, father, and young children were taken off the Thomas Cook plane by police when their flight arrived in the UK.
They had been on holiday in Turkey on a two-week package trip – but their trip was aborted due to concerns about the well-being of their children.
Guests of the Atlantique Holiday Club Resort and hotel staff have expressed concern, reports the Liverpool ECHO.
One claim relates to the beating of a child around the back of the head, with another claim that another child was submerged in the holiday pool.
ECHO reports that the family denies all allegations of child abuse or neglect.
Thomas Cook moved the family to another hotel until they could be placed on the next available flight.
It is clear that two separate rooms are booked for the family – one for the father and one for the mother and children.
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Office staff remained on the same floor as the hotel as a security measure.
The flight left western Turkey and landed at Manchester Airport.
Merseyside Police confirmed that officers in Manchester were involved in guiding a family from a Thomas Cook flight.
They said that no criminal proceedings are currently underway because of the allegations abroad.
It is believed that social facilities are also there to meet the children and protective measures have been taken.
A Thomas Cook spokesperson said: "We have a duty of care for all our customers and have established a clear policy, including a child protection policy, that we will not hesitate to take to the welfare of our customers and colleagues. to assure. "
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