Cumbria

Penruddock man charged with child abduction

A Cumbrian man has been charged with child abduction and two child sex offences.

The charges against Gary Baum, 57, relate to alleged offences committed in December 2015 involving a female under the age of 16.

Mr Baum, of Penruddock, near Penrith, is also charged with making an indecent photograph of a child and taking an indecent photograph of a child.

Cumbria Police said he had been bailed to appear in court on 9 August.

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