Court appearance for teacher charged with abduction

A teacher at an East Sussex school will appear in court via videolink charged with abducting a teenage girl.

Jeremy Forrest, 30, was arrested in Bordeaux in France on September 28 following the issuing of a European arrest warrant.

Following extradition to Britain, Forrest - a teacher at Bishop Bell C of E School in Eastbourne - was charged by Sussex Police on October 10 with abducting a child, who cannot be identified for legal reasons.

He has been remanded in custody at HMP Lewes.

Forrest, of Chislehurst Road, Petts Wood, south east London, will appear via videolink at Brighton Magistrates' Court for a committal hearing.

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Teacher in court over abduction

A teacher at an East Sussex school will appear in court via videolink charged with abducting a teenage girl.