Twelve people accused of being involved in the abduction and beating of a man and a pregnant woman in West Norfolk have had their case adjourned.
Vanessa Frankham, 48, of Wisbech Road, Walpole St Andrew, and 11 other defendants attended Norwich Crown Court on Friday, when they were expected to enter pleas to a string of charges.
However, no pleas were taken and the case was adjourned for a further hearing on Wednesday, October 16.
The other defendants include Violet Chilton, 56, Thomas Chilton, 28, and Jason Chilton, 26, all of Dades Lane, St John Fen End, Edward Dolan, 37, Wayne Dolan, 35, and Sheila Conboy, 55, all of Walpole Marsh, Walpole St Andrew, and Laura Dolan, 36, of Two Sisters Close, Sutton Bridge.
Natalie Cooper, 22, of Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, and Valerie Harris, 46, of Thistlebrook, London, also attended Norwich Crown Court on Friday, along with two 17-year-old youths, who cannot be named for legal reasons.
No date has yet been fixed for the pending trial but it is expected to start early in the new year and last for up to four weeks.