Lancashire

Burnley abduction: Man charged after girl, six, taken

Nairne Street
Image caption The child was taken from Nairne Street on Thursday afternoon

A man has been charged with the abduction of a six-year-old girl who was taken in a car.

Imran Khan, 33, is accused of taking the girl from Nairne Street in Burnley, Lancashire, at 16:00 GMT on Thursday.

Khan, of Pendle Street, Accrington, has also been charged with breaching a sexual offences prevention order and inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity.

He was remanded in custody by Burnley magistrates.

He is due to face the charges at the town's crown court on 23 April.

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