A man has been charged with kidnap after a teenage girl was grabbed in Chalford.

Robert Hall, 36 and of Stroud has today been charged with one count of kidnap.

He has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on Monday.

A girl had been jogging on a lane which runs alongside the Thames and Severn Canal by Three Groves Wood when she was approached by a man.

She was not physically injured and managed to run away, but is very shaken by the incident.

Police received numerous calls from members of the public after they issued an appeal following the incident on Tuesday evening.