Darren Colly Wiki – Darren Colly Biography
Darren Colly allegedly grabbed the child and ran away with her over his shoulder in Camberwell on October 22 last year.
A court heard the seven-year-old girl was ‘randomly abducted’ as she walked along the street with her mother. Colly then put her down and fled on foot, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard.
He is 37 years old.
Darren Colly Abducted A Girl, 7
Luke Staton, prosecuting, said: ‘Suddenly the defendant approached behind the complainant, a seven-year-old child, he grabbed her, put her over his shoulder then ran around the corner out of sight.
‘When he got around three-quarters of the way down Kimpton Road, he then put the child down.
The mother had been following and managed to catch up. She was reunited with the child.’
‘The Crown says this was a random abduction of a seven-year-old child in the street,’ added Mr. Staton.
After the incident, the court heard a CCTV still circulated in the media, allegedly showing Colly following the mother and child.
Colly of Birmingham denies child abduction.
He was remanded in custody ahead of a further hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 29 September.