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Two charged after kidnap and pursuit in east London

News   •   Dec 17, 2020 15:41 GMT

Detectives from the Met’s North East Command Unit investigating a kidnapping in Newham have charged two men as they continue to appeal for information and dashcam footage.

[A] Edgar Cice, 22 (06.03.98) of Central Avenue, Welling and [B] Frankie Jackson, 22 (07.12.98) of no fixed address were charged on Thursday, 17 December with kidnap.

Both are remanded in custody to appear at Thames Magistrates Court on Friday, 18 December.

The charges relate to an incident where a 24-year-old male was bundled into a van at Barwick Road, E7 on Wednesday, 16 December.

Following an authorised police pursuit two men were arrested on the A12 in Poplar, close to the junction with St Leonard’s Road.

Police believe at least two male suspects remain outstanding.

Anyone who has information, witnessed this incident or has moving footage, should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD3044/16DEC.

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