Leighton Buzzard man accused of kidnapping girl

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A Leighton man charged over the abduction of a nine-year-old girl has been remanded in custody after his appearance at court.

Derek Cheeseman, of Waterloo Road, Leighton Buzzard, appeared at Luton Crown Court via video-link from Bedford prison yesterday.

The 75-year-old man has been accused of kidnapping a nine-year-old girl from Meadow Way, Leighton Buzzard. and impersonating a police officer.

Mr Cheeseman will remain in custody until his next appearance at court on February 11.