Man jailed for teen abduction

A 35-year-old man from South Yorkshire who went on the run with a 14-year-old girl has admitted abducting her and engaging in sexual activity with the teenager

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Man jailed for teen abduction: full report

A serial fraudster who went on the run for five days with a 14-year-old girl has been jailed for six years. John Bush sparked a nationwide manhunt after he abducted the teenager from her home near Doncaster.

She was eventually found with Bush by police near Euston Station in central London.

Jailing him today, a judge told Bush he believed he was at least partly motivated by sex. From Sheffield Crown Court, David Hirst reports.

Fraudster gets six years for teen abduction

A serial fraudster who went on the run for five days with a 14-year-old girl has been jailed for six years. John Bush, 35, disappeared with the girl, who cannot be named, in June.

A nationwide police hunt was launched after the teenager went missing from her home near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. She was eventually found with Bush by police near Euston Station in central London.

At a previous hearing he admitted sexual activity with a child, child abduction and making off without paying for two hotel rooms. He was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court.

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Prosecution outlines case against John Bush

The prosecution has been outlining its case against John Bush, whose abduction of a teenage girl in Doncaster sparked a nationwide hunt. Bush was on the run for five days in June with the 14-year-old girl, who can't be named for legal reasons.

Bush has admitted sexual activity with a child, child abduction and making off without paying for hotel rooms. The girl was with Bush when he was arrested by a British Transport Police officer at Euston station in central London.

Full report: Fraudster admits abducting teenager

A convicted fraudster who sparked a nationwide manhunt after he abducted a 14-year- old-girl near Doncaster.

John Bush and the teenager were tracked through the country, escaping from a hotel without paying, before they were found at Euston Station in London.

Today he admitted the abduction and engaging in sexual activity with the girl. Martin Fisher reports.

"Pleased with strength of evidence in John Bush case", say CPS

The Crown Prosecution Service has issued the following statement after John Bush admitted abducting a teenager and engaging in sexual activity with her.

"John Bush has today pleaded guilty to all of the offences he was charged with. The CPS worked with South Yorkshire Police to build a strong case against him. We are pleased that the strength of the evidence has led to John Bush entering guilty pleas. This means the victim will not have to give evidence in court."

– Caroline Tubb, Crown Prosecution Service

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South Yorkshire man admits abducting teenager

John Bush who has admitted abduction and sexual activity with a teenager Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A 35-year-old man from South Yorkshire who went on the run with a 14-year-old girl has admitted abducting her and sexual activity with the teenager. John Bush disappeared with the girl, who can't be named, in June.

A nationwide police hunt was launched after she went missing from her home near Doncaster. She was found with Bush four days later at Euston Station. This morning Bush appeared at Sheffield Crown Court and was remanded in custody. He will be sentenced on November the 4th.

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