Nine in court as armed officers rescue man being held allegedly against his will

Nine people have been charged with a range of crimes including kidnap, false imprisonment and aggravated burglary, following an operation by the SO7 Kidnap unit in Roehampton. They are to appear in the Old Bailey this Monday.

The defendants were named as Orlando Anderson and Omar Hutchinson of no fixed abodes, Derek Christopher McLean, 21, of Wexford Road, Wandsworth Common, Leon O'Neill Bisson, 23, of Delia Street in Wandsworth, Brian Bisson, 23, of St John's Hill in Clapham and Kevin Conroy James, 20, of Wolftencroft Close in Battersea. Three other suspects two female and one male were also charged but cannot be named as they are juveniles.

The armed officers entered a residence in the Roehampton area but the alleged kidnappers had escaped by bus in the direction of Wandsworth. Undercover officers, an armed response unit and officers from the organised crime unit arrested the nine people on the bus in Wandsworth Town centre in the early evening on the 10th July.

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