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Two charged over teenagers’ alleged kidnapping in Southampton
10:50am Monday 11th March 2013 in News
A MAN has been charged with kidnapping two 18-year-old men as they walked along a street in Southampton.
Jamie Kingston appeared at Southampton Magistrates’ Court after the alleged incident in Thorold Road in the early hours of last Wednesday.
Police believe the 35-year-old was helped by 20-year-old Melissa Murrell, who also appeared at the court.
After he was arrested on Thursday, Kingston, of Salt-mead, was charged with two counts of kidnap and one count of supplying cocaine.
Murrell, of Dalmally Gard-ens, was charged with one count of possessing cocaine, and two counts of intentionally engaging or assisting the commission of an indictable-only offence.
They will next appear at Southampton Crown Court on April 8.