A MAN has appeared in court charged with kidnap. 

Cordons were put up in the village of Calverley in Leeds last Wednesday morning as part of the police investigation.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said the cordons - at Woodhall Road and Carr Hill Road - related to an incident in Bradford where a man was allegedly taken against his will.

Officers confirmed the man was found safe with no serious injuries.

Today, the force confirmed Isa Ishtiaq, 20, of Woodhall Place, Bradford, was charged with kidnap. 

He appeared before magistrates in Bradford on Friday.

Two other men, aged 21 and 26, were arrested in connection with the incident and have been bailed pending further enquiries.  

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Enquiries remain ongoing into the incident."