Man charged with kidnap and assault

An Eccleshall man has been charged following reports of a serious assault in Stafford.

The 55-year-old was arrested yesterday (22 November), after his car was stopped by officers from the Central Motorway Police Group on the M6.

He is charged with kidnap – common law, threats to kill, assaulting a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm, and assault by beating. 

He is due to appear before Magistrates at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre in Newcastle this morning (23 November). 

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