Thames Valley Police have confirmed that no arrests have been made after a 15-year-old was kidnapped in High Wycombe earlier this month.

The teenager was walking along the pavement in Kingston Road at around 7pm on August 1, when he was approached by a vehicle.

Driving the vehicle was a man pulled the victim into the vehicle and drove around the High Wycombe area.


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He then stopped outside the Best One convenience store in Totteridge Lane a short time later.

The victim then managed to get out of the vehicle and get away and fortunately was not injured in the incident.

Today (August 13), police have confirmed that no one has been arrested in relation to the kidnapping, and the original appeal still stands.

The vehicle is described as dark coloured and small. There is no description currently available of the driver of the vehicle.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Steve Fox, based at High Wycombe police station, said on August 1: “We are carrying out an investigation and are working to establish more details as to what occurred.

“I would like to speak to anyone who has any information which could help our investigation, especially anyone who has any CCTV or dashcam footage would could be relevant.

“If you have any information which you think could be helpful to us, please call the non-emergency number on 101, quoting reference number 43200237254."

Councillor Julia Wassell said: "I am deeply concerned to hear of this incident. I urge all young people to be vigilant at this time.

"I do hope anyone with information will assist the police to catch the perpetrator to prevent recurrence. Safeguarding young people is everyone’s responsibility."