Ipswich teenager, 17, denies kidnap, robbery, car crime and knife possession at Tower Ramparts bus station

Church, 46 and of Woodside in Brampton, Beccles, appeared before Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: GREGG

Church, 46 and of Woodside in Brampton, Beccles, appeared before Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: GREGG BROWN

The trial of two teenagers accused of a string of offences including kidnap and robbery is due to take place in April.

Before Ipswich Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing were Munsey Varnadore, 19, of St Edmundsbury Road, Kings Lynn and a 17-year-old youth from Ipswich who cannot be named because of his age.

They both pleaded not guilty to offences of aggravated vehicle taking and kidnapping on December 8 last year.

The 17-year-old also denied offences of robbery and having a knife in Tower Ramparts bus station in Ipswich on December 6, two offences of aggravated vehicle taking on December 8 and possessing cannabis and possessing a prohibited weapon on December 9.

Varnadore also denied assault by beating, having a knife in Tacket Street, Ipswich and aggravated vehicle taking on December 8.

Their trial will take place during a two week warned list commencing April 9.

Both defendants were remanded in custody.

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