Abduction terror as raiders target truck

A lorry driver was gagged, bound and abducted by thieves who stole Lego and beauty products.

The driver was asleep in the lorry, parked in a layby at services on the A14 westbound at Kettering, Northamptonshire, when he was woken at about 4am on Thursday, police said.

A spokesman said: “He was transported to Staffordshire where he was abandoned, unharmed. His lorry was found in Merseyside, damaged by fire.

Witnesses should contact Northamptonshire Police.