Man charged with kidnap after car stolen and crashed in Chesterfield with 11-year-old girl inside

A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with a report that a car was stolen and crashed in Chesterfield with an 11-year-old girl inside.

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 3:33 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 3:35 pm
West Hill Drive in Mansfield.

Officers were called to West Hill Drive, Mansfield, at around 8.45pm on Monday (January 22).

The car was recovered shortly afterwards following a collision near Palterton in Chesterfield.

Ross Layden, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and subsequently charged with kidnap and aggravated vehicle taking.

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The child was not injured during the incident.

Layden was also charged with other offences relating to Derbyshire including blackmail, assault by beating, theft and a number of driving offences.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Wednesday, February 7.