South East Wales

Youth charged with kidnap of girl in Rhondda

A teenager has appeared in court charged with kidnapping and indecently assaulting an eight-year-old girl.

The youth, 15, was remanded in custody during an appearance at Rhondda Magistrates' Court.

The incident is alleged to have taken place in Penygraig, Rhondda, on the evening of Friday, 6 August.

The teenager is due to reappear before magistrates on Thursday.