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Four charged with kidnap involving woman and three children

Google Street View Leg Street, Owestry Credit: Google Maps

Four men have been charged with kidnap after an incident involving a woman and three children in Shropshire.

Police say it happened outside of Griffin Courtyard on Leg Street in Oswestry at around 4pm.

Two men received minor injuries during the incident, although the woman and children were said to be unharmed.

Zahoor Hussain, Muserat Khan, Mohammed Anser Khan and Ateek Khan, who are all from West Bromwich, are due to appear before magistrates in Telford tomorrow.

Det Insp Jason Everett said:

I would like to thank the public for their help so far and I would like to reassure the community that this is an isolated incident. Enquiries are still ongoing but I would encourage anyone who may have witnessed the incident to please contact us on 101.

– Det Insp Jason Everett, West Mercia Police


Woman appears in court accused of baby kidnapping

A 41-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with the kidnapping of a nine-week-old baby in Telford.

Police launched an urgent manhunt for the boy who was found hours later Credit: ITV News Central

Police launched an urgent manhunt after the baby boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was abducted from his home on Wednesday 24th.

The baby was found safe and well hours later.

Today Kelly Mahon appeared at Telford Magistrates Court and spoke only to confirm her name.

Mahon was remanded in custody until an appearance at Shrewsbury Crown Court on 25 March.

A second woman who was also arrested has been released without charge.

Woman charged over Telford baby abduction

The abduction happened in Shropshire Credit: ITV News Central

A woman has been charged as part of a police investigation into the abduction of a 9-week-old baby boy in Arleston in Telford on Wednesday.

41-year-old Kelly Mahon from John Broad Avenue in Arleston was arrested on the afternoon of the abduction and has since been charged with kidnap.

She will appear at Telford Magistrates' Court today.

No further action is being taken against a 53-year-old woman who was also arrested in connection to the investigation.


Shropshire mother 'unlawfully killed' in Tunisia attack

Sally Adey died in the shooting at the Bardo National Museum in March 2015. Credit: PA

A mother from Shropshire who was shot dead by terrorists in a museum in Tunisia was "unlawfully killed", a coroner has ruled.

Sally Adey, of Caynton, near Shifnal, died in the shooting at the Bardo National Museum in Tunis on 18 March last year.

The 57-year-old, who was originally from Lincoln, had been on a Mediterranean cruise with her husband Robert, who survived the attack.

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