A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with a report a car stolen in Mansfield with an 11-year-old girl inside.
Officers were called to West Hill Drive in Mansfield at around 8.45pm on Monday (January 22).
Ross Layden, of no fixed address, was arrested and subsequently charged with kidnap and aggravated vehicle taking.
The car was recovered shortly afterwards following a collision near Palterton in Chesterfield.
The child was not injured during the incident.
Layden was also charged with other offences relating to Derbyshire including blackmail, assault by beating, theft and a number of driving offences.
He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Wednesday February 7.