Belfast Telegraph

Monday 28 July 2014

Man charged with child abduction

Christine Vickerage said she is 'so happy' her daughter is safe and well
Lorna Vickerage, 14, was found near Euston station in central London with John Bush (South Yorkshire Police/PA)
A Ford Mondeo, registration plate Y753 CSH, which police believe Lorna Vickerage and John Bush may have travelled in (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

A 35-year-old man who went missing with a 14-year-old girl has been charged with child abduction.

Lorna Vickerage disappeared from her home near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, on Monday with John Bush. The pair were found by police at Euston station in central London on Friday.

South Yorkshire Police said Bush, of Askern, Doncaster, had been charged with child abduction and will appear before magistrates on Monday.

Bush has also been charged with making off without payment.

He was arrested on Friday afternoon following a five-day search for Lorna.

After the teenager was spotted by plain-clothed police at the railway station, her mother said she was "so happy" that her daughter was safe and well.

Christine Vickerage wrote on Facebook after hearing the news: "My gawgess lorna has just been found i am so happy."

Bush will remain in police custody until he appears at Doncaster Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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