16 August 2017
Officers from West Midlands Police and the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) this morning arrested the brother of Lukasz Pawel Herba in connection with the kidnapping of Chloe Ayling.
Michal Konrad Herba, aged 36, was apprehended at an address in the Tividale area of the West Midlands on a European Arrest Warrant issued by the Italian authorities. He will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on 17 August.
The National Crime Agency and EMSOU are providing specialist support to the Italian Polizia di Stato as part of this ongoing investigation.