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Pensioner charged with abducting girl

A pensioner has been charged following the abduction of a 9-year-old girl in Bedfordshire.

The incident happened in the Meadow Way area of Leighton Buzzard on Sunday.

Derek Cheeseman, 75, from Waterloo Road in Linslade, appeared in court in Luton this morning. He has been charged with kidnap and impersonating a police constable .