Woman to appear in court charged with abducting two teenage girls

She will appear later today

She will appear later today - Credit: PA Archive/Press Association Ima

A 19-year-old woman will appear in court today accused of abducting of two girls.

Anita Birdi, of Pretoria Road, Ilford, appears in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court charged with removing a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl from the lawful control of their parent from Friday to Saturday.

She was unknown to the two victims prior to the alleged abduction offences.

Miss Birdi is also charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in relation to an incident which occurred on Saturday.