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Emmerdale spoilers! Mandy Dingle witnesses a kidnap! But WHO'S been taken?

Mandy rushes to meet Paul in Emmerdale

Mandy Dingle's fella Paul is snatched by thug Connor who wants his cash paid back!

Emmerdale's Mandy Dingle is a witness in Monday's episode on ITV from 7pm (see our TV Guide for full listings).

So Mandy Dingle knows about Paul's gambling and she's got him on a tight leash. But she has no idea he's in huge debt to scary Connor – and she's about to find out!

Wielding an iron bar, Connor comes calling for his cash and tells Paul (Reece Dinsdale) his time is up! Fearing for his life, Paul tries to reach Mandy (Lisa Riley) and leaves her a panicky voicemail.

Paul is kidnapped in Emmerdale

Panicked Paul tries to reach Mandy on her mobile when Connor comes calling for his cash

On hearing the message, Mandy races to the yard only to witness Paul being bundled into a van by balaclava-clad Connor who demands £4K or else!

Paul's kidnapped in Emmerdale

Connor bundles Paul into a van and demands Mandy find £4K or else!

Elsewhere, Diane (Elizabeth Estensen) takes in Charity (Emma Atkins) who has been cast out by the Dingles. But will she listen when Diane urges her to sign over her share of the Woolpack?

Diane takes Charity in and tries to encourage her to give up her share of the Woolie

Diane takes Charity in and tries to encourage her to give up her share of the Woolie (Image credit: ITV)

The mess between Rishi (Bhasker Patel) and Manpreet (Rebecca Sarker) gets worse when he spots her talking to her ex, Charles (Kevin Mathurin), and jumps to conclusions.

If only Rishi had listened in, he would know the vicar was urging Manpreet to let bygones by bygones and to keep fighting for her marriage.

Manpreet spots Charles in Emmerdale

Manpreet talks to Charles who urges her not to give up the fight for her marriage to Rishi, who witnesses their chat and is distraught

Luke (Max Parker) informs Ethan (Emile John) he's told Vic (Isabel Hodgins) about his past with men, and insists he steer clear from now on.

The truth's out about Luke's past in Emmerdale

Luke tells Ethan that he's told Vic he has slept with man, and warns him to back off