EX-BROMLEY teacher Jeremy Forrest is due to appear in court today (November 12) via videolink charged with abducting a teenage girl.

The 30-year-old was arrested in Bordeaux in France on September 28 following the issuing of a European arrest warrant.

Following extradition to Britain, Forrest was charged by Sussex Police on October 10 with abducting a child, who cannot be identified for legal reasons.

He has been remanded in custody at HMP Lewes.

Scots-born Forrest, of Chislehurst Road, Petts Wood, will appear via videolink at Brighton Magistrates' Court.