Man held after Doncaster kidnap bid

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A 25-year-old man homeless man has been charged in connection with an attempted kidnap and attempted robbery near Doncaster town centre.

Michael Douglas Kidd appeared before Doncaster magistrates yesterday charged with one count of attempted robbery and one count of attempted kidnap of two different women. He was remanded in custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday, February 13.

The case follows reports on Wednesday afternoon of an attempted robbery in Exchange Street and an attempted kidnap of a woman driver in Church View.