Two “dangerous” men jailed after kidnapping 22-year-old man in Bromley

PUBLISHED: 16:18 03 June 2014

David Moody, of Godstow Road, Greenwich, was found guilty

David Moody, of Godstow Road, Greenwich, was found guilty


Two men have been jailed after forcing a 22-year-old man into his car before stealing it and subjecting him to a “terrifying ordeal”.

Danny Crawley, of no fixed abode, was found guilty of kidnap and robberyDanny Crawley, of no fixed abode, was found guilty of kidnap and robbery

David Moody, 40, of Godstow Road, Greenwich and Danny Crawley, 33, of no fixed abode, were both found guilty of kidnap and robbery and sentenced to eight years imprisonment at Croydon Crown Court on May 29.

Police had been called just before 8pm on October 30 to reports of a “car jacking” in Station Square, Petts Wood, and a witness reported they had seen two men force another into his black Aston Martin before driving off.

The victim managed to escape unharmed in Thamesmead and told officers they had stopped at a BP Garage in Perry Street, Chislehurst to buy cigarettes.

The Aston Martin has not been found.

Following a public appeal Moody and Crawley were identified. Moody was arrested on November 19 and Crawley was arrested on December 3.

DC Paul Craig, from Bromley CID, who investigated the case said: “At no point during our investigation did Moody or Crawley offer any explanation as to why the targeted this particular victim and why they kidnapped him. The victim described how they held broken bottles to his neck to force him into the car and keep him there and this must have been a terrifying ordeal for him. Two extremely dangerous criminal will now be behind bars for a considerable time.”

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