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October 5, 2012 permalink
A British court has handed out a jail sentence for kidnapping to, who else, the real mother Jodie Little. The grandparents were given lesser sentences for helping their daughter.
Woman jailed for child kidnap
A woman from Huddersfield has been jailed for 16 months after pleading guilty to kidnapping a baby girl. Jodie Little, 23, of Dyson Street, Dalton , was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court. Her mother Jayne Little, 47, and father Keith Little, 53, were
both given 9 months suspended sentences after pleading guilty to kidnapping a then 11 month-old girl on March 12 , this year. Keith Little was also given a 200 hours community service order. The baby girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was missing for two days before police found her.
. Detective Superintendent Mark Ridley said: "This was a very sensitive enquiry with an emotive background in which the overriding focus of our investigation was to ensure the welfare and safe recovery of the victim.
"Safeguarding vulnerable members of our communities is a priority and we are pleased that that this investigation has now been brought to a successful conclusion."