Uttoxeter man jailed for four months after pleading guilty to taking child away

A 45-year-old Uttoxeter man has been sentenced to four months in prison after pleading guilty to four charges at Cannock Magistrates Court. 

Stuart Lymer pleaded guilty to taking a child away from their guardian or responsible person between March 2 and March 5.

He also pleaded guilty to two counts of knowingly and without lawful authority or reasonable excuse keeping a child away from a responsible person.

The offences took place on February 19 in Uttoxeter, and March 2.

A further charge related to the taking of a car without the owner’s consent. He was also given a five-year restraining order.