Child, 8, 'kidnapped at knifepoint, bundled into car and driven 230 miles before being rescued by armed cops'
A YOUNG child was allegedly kidnapped at knifepoint and driven for 230 miles before being rescued by armed cops.
The eight-year-old is said to have been bundled into a silver Citroen Picasso in Anglesey, North Wales last Wednesday.
They were discovered 230 miles away near to the Newport Pagnell junction on the M1.
Three vehicles from Northamptonshire Armed Response Vehicle team cornered the car, which displayed false number plates.
Cops returned the child "safe and unharmed" hours after the alleged kidnapping.
Three men and three women have since been charged with kidnap.
Wilfred Wong, 55, is also charged with possessing a knife.
All six appeared at Llandudno Magistrates Court today and were remanded in custody ahead of a hearing on December 7.
Detective Chief Superintendent Gareth Evans said: "This has been a frightening incident for those involved.
"Our focus throughout has been to recover the child safe and well.
"I am happy to report that this was achieved and I would like to thank our colleagues in Northamptonshire for their swift assistance.
"Six adults who were arrested in connection with the incident have all been charged with kidnap. One of them has also been charged with possession of a bladed article."
The other defendants are Jane Claire Going-Hill, 59, Robert Frith, 65, a former psychiatric nurse and Anke Hill, 50.
Edward Stevenson, 68 and Janet Stevenson, 66, a charity counsellor have also been charged with kidnap.
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