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Love Island star Kendall Rae Knight is attacked by trolls after her mother is arrested

Love Island star Kendall Rae Knight is targeted by social media trolls after her 60-year-old mother is arrested on suspicion of child abduction.

Kendall Rae Knight has received an avalanche of hateful messages from trolls on social media following the arrest of her mother, Jane Prior.

The Love Island star’s mother, 60, was arrested on suspicion of child abduction on Thursday, after an eight-year-old girl went missing from her school in Lancashire.

Since the arrest, fans have been directing their anger at Kendall as they sent a wave of hateful messages and comments on her latest Instagram photo.

Keyboard warriors: Kendall Rae Knight, 30, was reportedly targeted by social media trolls after her mother was arrested on suspicion of child abduction (pictured with her mother, Jane)

Keyboard warriors: Kendall Rae Knight, 30, was reportedly targeted by social media trolls after her mother was arrested on suspicion of child abduction (pictured with her mother, Jane)

The young woman, named Darcy Shea, was found safe in the afternoon, and police officers believed Jane had picked her up, as she was arrested on suspicion of child abduction.

and according to the daily starfans commented on a bikini flashback Kendall posted Thursday before the arrest.

With the comments now apparently deleted, the post reported that one person asked, “Why did your mother steal a girl and get arrested?”

Trolls: Fans appear to have been directing their anger at Kendall as they reportedly sent a wave of hateful messages and comments on her Instagram.

Trolls: Fans appear to have been directing their anger at Kendall as they reportedly sent a wave of hateful messages and comments on her Instagram.

Flashback photo: And according to the Daily Star, fans commented on this bikini flashback that Kendall posted on the Thursday before the arrest

Flashback photo: And according to the Daily Star, fans commented on this bikini flashback that Kendall posted on the Thursday before the arrest

While another comment allegedly read: ‘How is your mother?’

However, it appears that many of Kendall’s fans were quick to jump to the ITV star’s defence, reportedly reminding trolls that “it was her mum, not her”.

Aside from apparently deleting the comments, Kendall has not commented on the situation, remaining silent on social media since posting on vacation.

Eight-year-old Darcy had last been seen outside St Cuthbert’s Primary School in Blackpool at 9am on Thursday and officers believed she had been picked up by Jane.

Legal troubles: Jane (pictured above) was arrested on suspicion of child abduction on Thursday afternoon, after eight-year-old Darcy (pictured right) went missing from her school in Lancashire.

Missing: Darcy had last been seen outside St Cuthbert's Primary School in Blackpool at 9am on Thursday morning and officers believed Jane picked her up.

Legal troubles: Jane (pictured left) was arrested on suspicion of child abduction on Thursday afternoon, after eight-year-old Darcy (pictured right) went missing from her school in Lancashire.

But just after 3:00 pm, they were both found safe and Mrs. Prior was arrested on suspicion of child abduction.

Officers had carried out searches and conducted a series of investigations to try to find them both.

Ms Prior, who has modeled on ITV favorite This Morning, has links to Preston and North Wales but was in the Blackpool area.

The couple were thought to be in a blue Mitsubishi Colt car with registration SP56 RHO.

Reality star: Kendall rose to fame on the 2018 season of Love Island, and she still has a strong social media presence.

Reality star: Kendall rose to fame on the 2018 season of Love Island, and she still has a strong social media presence.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “In addition to our earlier appeals, Darcy, missing from Blackpool, was found safe and sound at the complex this afternoon.”

‘A 60-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction and is in custody.

‘Thanks to everyone who shared our requests for information.’

Three years ago, Prior appeared on This Morning, where he dined and drank wine in Italy during a special dating section.

The Matchmaker Mountain segment introduced her and explained her motivations for coming on the show.

She told the show, “My daughter Kendall (Rae Knight) was on Love Island last year and even though she didn’t find love on the show, I thought hopefully she might have luckier!”

The couple were thought to be in a blue Mitsubishi Colt car with registration SP56 RHO shown here

The couple were thought to be in a blue Mitsubishi Colt car with registration SP56 RHO shown here

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