Two men have been arrested for conspiring to kidnap a nine- year-old girl in Port Elizabeth.
Captain Sandra van Rensburg said yesterday police received a tip-off last week about a kidnapping conspiracy.
On Monday police were on watch outside the girl's school when two men attempted to kidnap her. Police pounced on them. .
Police suspect that the kidnapping was for ransom.
The men are expected to appear in court in Port Elizabeth tomorrow. - Sapa