Three men have been charged with kidnap in connection with an incident on 30th November 2013.
Between 8 and 9 pm on Saturday 30th November, a man aged 35 from Carlisle, was taken from his home address in Lediard Avenue, Carlisle. He described how he was threatened with violence and taken to the Birkenhead area of Merseyside in a black Renault Clio, against his will.
He was able to escape and alerted the police to the incident.
The following men have been charged:
Christopher James Harris, aged 26 from New Ferry Road, Wirral, Merseyside
Malcolm Jones, aged 26 from Queens Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside
Luke Miller, aged 20 from Baytree Road, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, Merseyside
All will appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 17th March 2014.
Police are asking members of the public if they remembered anything unusual on 30th November in Lediard Avenue to get in contact with the investigating officers. People can speak to Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for DC 1761 Jayne Wright or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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