Ashfield men charged with assault and kidnap

TWO Ashfield men charged with assaulting and kidnapping a 33-year-old man have been remanded into custody.

Gareth Fottles (24) and Kyle Hays (23) are alleged to have assaulted the man in Stanton Hill on Sunday 3rd April.

It is alleged the pair then put the man in a vehicle and drove him to Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire.

Both Fottles and Hays are charged with causing grievous bodily harm and kidnap.

Appearing at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court today Fottles, of Crompton Street, Teversal, and Hays, of Bridle Close, Stanton Hill, were remanded into custody.

The pair will appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 19th April.