Belfast Telegraph

Six facing car boot abduction charges

Six people have now been charged in connection with the kidnapping of a man in Co Antrim last week.

Sabrina Andria McCooke, from Carrowreagh Road in Armoy, appeared before Antrim Magistrates Court yesterday.

She was the first person to be charged in connection with the kidnapping of Mark Thompson last Thursday.

Three men, aged 32, 33 and 39 will appear today in Coleraine Magistrates Court.

Ms Cooke and the three men are charged with kidnap and blackmail.

Two other men, aged 21 and 29, are expected to appear at Ballymena Magistrates Court on December 6, charged with with- holding information and assisting offenders.

Mr Thompson (35) was abducted from his home and held hostage in the boot of his own car. A masked and armed gang unsuccessfully tried to gain a ransom from the victim’s family.

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