Woman in court charged with two counts of child abduction
A woman has appeared in court charged with child abduction after two young children were allegedly snatched from a hotel in October.
They had been staying at the Quality Inn, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, and were found unharmed at a Derby guesthouse.
Denise Smith-Sellars, 67, of Kelso Gardens, Nottingham, was also charged with assisting an offender.
She appeared at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre and was bailed to appear at Stafford Crown Court on 3 February.
She was charged with two counts of child abduction.