Man in court over kidnapping charge of teenage girl in Harlow
Crime / Tue 21st Jun 2022 pm30 03:40pm
A MAN has appeared in court charged with a number of offences as part of an investigation in Harlow.
It was reported a teenage girl had been approached by a man close to Oakwood Pond, between Upper Park and Fourth Avenue shortly before 4.20pm on Wednesday 15 June.
It was reported that a man then attempted to take her away. Thankfully, she was able to get away.
Luis Palma, 29, of Lower Meadow, Harlow, was charged with kidnapping, sexual assault, and possession of cannabis.
He appeared in Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Monday 20 June.
No pleas were entered and Palma was remanded into custody and will next appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on July 18.