A TRIO have appeared before Swindon magistrates charged with kidnapping a man, threatening him with an imitation gun and robbing him of a phone and bank card.

The kidnap is alleged to have taken place in Salisbury on January 10, 2020.

Tiffany Hartford, 26, of Eyres Way, Salisbury, Terrence Johnson, 40, of Dolphin Street, Salisbury, and Gary Harford, 33, of Coleman Road, Kent, have been individually charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, kidnap, possession of imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of unlawful violence and making a threat to kill.

Johnson and Harford have also been charged with robbery of a phone and bank card.

Hartford, the only woman in the group, was bailed. The two men were remanded in custody.  

They are due before Salisbury Crown Court on February 12 for a plea and trial preparation hearing.