Blackmail charges have been brought against a man and woman from Ashford.

The charges follow an investigation by Kent Police into a report of a series of demands for money made to two people in Dover between Sunday 17 January 2021 and Saturday 20 March.

A man aged 22, and a 28-year-old woman, both from Ashford, were charged on Thursday 25 March with making an unwarranted demand for money with a view to gain money or with intent to cause loss to another.

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The woman was released on bail to appear at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Friday 7 May.

The man appeared at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 25 March where he was remanded in custody to next appear at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday 26 April.

By Ed

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