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Woman found in east London hotel after Slough 'kidnap'

Church Street in Slough Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the woman got into the car because she feared for her welfare.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman in Slough.

The victim, in her late 20s, got into a car in Church Street on Saturday afternoon.

She was later found by police at a hotel in Ilford, east London, before being taken to hospital to be treated for cuts and bruises.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident, which involved a Black Vauxhall Astra with a number plate which began FP09.

Det Con Alex Turnbull said: "We are appealing to anyone who may have seen a man approaching a woman on Church Street and then the pair getting into a car matching the description to contact police."

Mr Turnbull said the suspect and the victim were known to each other.

The 23-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of kidnap, false imprisonment, assault, disqualified driving and driving without insurance.

He has been bailed until 12 February.

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