Australian man charged with abduction flown to jail

The man was twice taken to hospital for self-inflicted injuries before being interviewed and charged with various offences related to the abduction, police in Western Australia state said in a statement.

"A person in that situation would not remain in Carnarvon anyway, so the normal process will take place. We'll put extra security measures for obvious reasons," Western Australia police commissioner Chris Dawson told a news conference in Perth.

Cleo Smith had last been seen in her family's tent in the early hours of Oct. 16 at the remote Blowholes Shacks campsite in Macleod. In the morning she was gone. She was found safe on Wednesday.

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