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Three peo­ple ar­rested in the nude af­ter a bizarre kid­nap­ping south of Ed­mon­ton this week made brief ap­pear­ances in court Thurs­day. Two women and one man were ar­rested naked at a Mon­day morn­ing crash scene in Nisku af­ter a truck driver was rammed from be­hind when he stopped to help a man, woman and baby who po­lice later said es­caped from the sus­pects’ ve­hi­cle. RCMP said drugs and/or al­co­hol may have been a fac­tor in the case. A 27- year- old man and two women, aged 35 and 30, are fac­ing a string of charges in the wake of the kid­nap­pings. The 35- year- old woman, who was re­leased from cus­tody, made a first ap­pear­ance Thurs­day. She is charged with two counts of kid­nap­ping, mis­chief dam­ag­ing prop­erty over $5,000 and re­sist­ing a peace of­fi­cer. The other woman has been charged with three counts of kid­nap­ping and one count re­sist­ing a peace of­fi­cer. The 27-yearold man, her hus­band, faces the same charges. The two were granted $ 3,000 bail af­ter ap­pear­ing by CCTV from the Ed­mon­ton Re­mand Cen­tre.


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