Abduction: Pensioner Charged

20 November 2012, 10:22 | Updated: 20 November 2012, 10:28

Police investigating the abduction of a nine year old girl in Leighton Buzzard have charged a 75 year old man with kidnap.

Derek Cheeseman, 75, was arrested by detectives investigating the abduction of the girl in the Meadow Way area of the Bedfordshire town on the evening of Sunday 18 November 2012.

Cheeseman, of Waterloo Road, Leighton Buzzard, is accused of one charge of kidnap and one of impersonating a police constable.

He was due to appear before Luton Magistrates Court on Tuesday 20 November.

Bedfordshire Police say the girl was returned home unharmed.