A MAN was arrested and charged with taking a child unlawfully as well as fraud offences.

Prashen Pillay, 44, of Harrowdene Road, Wembley was arrested for three counts of taking a child as so to remove him/her from a person having lawful control and for obtaining services dishonestly in Kelvin Gate, Bracknell.

The four fraud charges relate to a number of incidents in Reading in October 2015, where a man procured services and then made off without paying. 

Pillay has been remanded to appear at Reading Magistrates' Courts on December 14.