Teen charged with kidnap over Elm Park abduction

Gray Gardens

Gray Gardens - Credit: Archant

A teenager has been charged with kidnap and attempted robbery after an abduction in Elm Park.

Police were called to Gray Gardens at 7.10pm on September 10 by a man who said he had witnessed the possible abduction of a teenage boy by two suspects in a silver vehicle.

A 17-year-old boy from Wiltshire has been remanded in custody to face the charges at Romford Magistrates’ Court on October 20.

The victim was not harmed during the incident.

Schools across the borough sent a letter to parents the following day informing them of the incident.

Havering CID are investigating and inquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed this incident but has not yet come forward should call Havering CID by dialling 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 5414050/15.