Man in court on kidnap charges

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Man in court on

kidnap charges

A man appeared in court yesterday charged with kidnapping two schoolgirls who went missing from their homes for three days.

The girls, 9 and 10, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were found alive and well by police on Wednesday night.

Andrew Breedon, 32, of Leicester, who was remanded in custody until 6 December at Leicester magistrates' court, was charged with two counts of kidnapping the girls and with possessing a .22 automatic pistol. He was also accused of possessing cannabis worth pounds 50,000 and amphetamines worth pounds 90,000.