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Couple charged with child abduction

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: December 12, 2012

Swansea Crown Court

A MAN and woman have appeared in court facing a charge of abducting a child.

The couple, who cannot be named for legal reasons appeared in the dock at Swansea Crown Court.

They are charged with attempting to abduct a child, under the age of 16, on July 30. The charge alleges the pair tried to take the young child, who cannot be named, out of the United Kingdom.

The 39-year-old woman, of Port Talbot, has pleaded guilty.

The 40-year-old man, of Pontardawe, denies the charge and will stand trial next year.

Judge Paul Thomas set a trial date for him for April 29.

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