A man in Cathays has been charged with an alleged kidnapping

The incident occurred on the 17th of November last year


Joel Harris, aged 30, has been arrested by the Metropolitan Police this week, being charged with conspiracy to kidnap. This is following an incident which occured on Brithdir Street last year.

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Brithdir Street

The incident itself took place at around 10am on the 17th of November last year. Police said a 34 year old man was located the following night in the Pontprennau area of Cardiff with a serious hand injury.

Robert Tinto aged 27 from Bristol, Nathaniel Mcleane aged 29 from Splott and Leroy McCalla aged 33 from London have also been charged with kidnap offences and a four week trial is due to start on the 14th of May at Cardiff Crown Court.

Harris is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Thursday.