Man charged over kidnap of woman in Welwyn and man in Baldock

PUBLISHED: 14:59 09 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:10 09 January 2018

A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn.
Picture: Nina Morgan

A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn. Picture: Nina Morgan


A 50-year-old has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, robbery, two counts of kidnap, dangerous driving, driving without insurance and without a licence.

James Conners, 50, of no fixed address, has been charged in connection with the kidnap of a woman from Welwyn and a man from Baldock on Wednesday, January 3.

He appeared at Hatfield Remand Court on January 5 and is due to appear at St Albans Crown Court on February 2.

He has been remanded in custody.

Police are continuing to appeal for information and witnesses.

They are still looking for two other people in connection with the incidents.

•Anyone with information that could help the police investigation is asked to contact Herts Police via the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 309 of January 3 or report information online at

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