초등학생을 납치한 전 부부, 12, outside Wigan railway station after months of ‘grooming’ before driving 120 miles to campsite in Wales are jailed for two years
A 12-year-old child in school uniform was abducted outside a Greater Manchester railway station and driven 120 miles to a campsite in north Wales.
Ava Jones, 28, 그리고 트레버 카, 40, threw a blanket over their victim’s head who was told to turn off their phone so they couldn’t be tracked.
The pair abducted the child, who was in school uniform, outside Wigan North Western railway station and argued during the journey to a campsite in Abergynolwyn.
Police rang during the drive and the child screamed but Jones put a hand over their mouth and told officers that her name was David Jones and that she was camping in Ireland.
Detectives tracked Jones’ phone to Fferm Cedris Farm Campsite in Abergynolwyn.
존스, 널리 알려진 사건의 유일한 용의자로 확인됨, had pitched a tent and was staying in it with the child in separate sleeping bags.
Ava Jones, 사진, started corresponding with the 12-year-old child about Japanese animation and gender identity issues. 존스, 28, was warned by the child’s grandmother that the messages she was sending the child were ‘grooming’ and threatened to take legal action
Trevor Carr, 40, 사진, drove the car which was used in the abduction and and argued with Jones about the abduction. He was previously involved in a relationship with Jones, who identifies as a female
Jones and Carr took the child from Wigan, Greater Manchester to the north wales farm
Jones and Carr both pleaded guilty to abduction and yesterday both were jailed for at least two years.
아이, 법적인 이유로 이름을 지을 수없는 사람, started speaking with Jones in September of last year, prosecution barrister Matthew Curtis told Bolton Crown Court.
Their early conversations mostly revolved around anime – a Japanese animation – and they also discussed gender identity, 법원은 들었다.
The child’s grandmother had discovered the conversations with Jones and told the 28-year-old to stop. She also warned Jones that it was ‘grooming’ and threatened legal action.
10 월 4, the victim went to school but did not return home. At 4.19pm, the child’s mother reported them as missing and found a note in their bedroom which mentioned a grey Ford Focus Estate and Wigan North Western railway station.
The note also made reference to suicidal thoughts and the court heard that the child had been bullied at school.
존스 – 널리 알려진 사건의 유일한 용의자로 확인됨 – told police ‘there’s another gentleman involved as well’ and they found Carr sleeping in his car at a campsite near Minffordd.
Carr told police: ‘I know where they are’ and that he had ‘advised them to go back’.
During interview, Jones attempted to blame Carr, who described the abduction as a ‘bad idea’. She claimed to be scared around Carr and said that they had previously had a relationship.
Detectives tracked Jones’ phone to Fferm Cedris Farm Campsite in Abergynolwyn, where they found her in a tent with the child who was in a separate sleeping bag
Bolton Crown Court, 사진, heard Jones admitted talking to the child for two months. Both Jones and Carr pleaded guilty to abduction on the basis the offence was not sexually motivated
Jones admitted to talking to the victim for two months. She said the child’s grandmother knew they were in contact and claimed her and the victim’s mother had given their consent for the trip.
She said that the child wanted to run away to Wales and claimed she didn’t know she was breaking the law and only knew the child’s age when she saw a PE kit in the tent.
Carr stated that he had not planned to abduct the child and said he had not had any contact with the victim until they met in his car. He said it was Jones who asked him to drive from Wales to Wigan to collect the child.
He said they went via Liverpool where they bought new tyres for his car and blankets for the tent. Police asked Carr whether he had permission from the child’s parents. He replied by asking why he would need permission if the child had ‘already decided to run away’.
존스, 고정 거주지 없음, and Carr, Alex는 주변 거리에 대한 심층 지식을 사용하여 소년들이 어디로 갔는지 알아내고 보안 카메라를 가진 사람들에게 영상을 확인하라고 말했습니다., 머지 사이드, both pleaded guilty to abduction on the basis that the offence was not sexually motivated.
The court heard that the child did not report any sexualised conversations or state that any sexualised photographs had been shared.
In a victim personal statement, the child said: ‘My anxiety has got a lot worse. I’ve lost a lot of friends’. The child also said that they ‘cry for hours on end’ when they think about the incident and has since self-harmed. The victim’s mother added that before the abduction, the child was ‘lovely’ but is now ‘distant’.
Defence barrister Kevin Liston described Jones as a ‘complex character with a number of mental health issues’. Mr Liston described the offence as ‘amateur’ and ‘unsophisticated’, and the relationship with the victim as ‘inappropriate’ and ‘misguided’.
Defending Carr, Steven Swift made reference to lack of relevant previous convictions and spoke about Carr’s struggles with anxiety and depression. Mr Swift also stressed that Carr had been uncomfortable with the situation and had argued with Jones about it.
Judge Tom Gilbart jailed Jones for two years and two months. 그 동안에, Carr was sentenced to two years behind bars.
그는 말했다: ‘This is a deeply troubling case in which you both behaved in a bizarre and unsettling way. Adolescence is an uncertain time for many, often filled with insecurity and concerns about identity and you, Ava Jones, preyed upon the insecurities of your victim.
‘Your behaviour in the build up to the offence can be categorised as grooming. You knew full well what you were doing was wrong.
‘Trevor Carr, you at least to some extent sought to distance yourself. However you’re both responsible for something that is obviously and seriously wrong – you abducted a child – away from home.’