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A young Chatham man is to appear in court today charged with abducting a toddler in Medway.
Jason Malloy, of Albany Road, is to face magistrates over the disappearance of the 14-month-old boy.
It comes after police were called to Wayfield Road, in the town, earlier this month to reports of concern for the tot.
Officers believed the child was with his 19-year-old father Mark Henry Dallas. The boy was later found safe.
Malloy, 21, was arrested and charged with child abduction by detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.
He was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates' Court.
Police are still concerned for the welfare of Mr Dallas and are continue to carry out enquiries.
He was last seen in the Wayfield Road area of the town just after midday on Friday, March 7.
Mr Dallas is described as white, 5ft 11ins, slim, with brown eyes and dark brown hair.
He was last seen wearing a light grey tracksuit with a hood.
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