Russ has a loaded gun and he intends using it on Victoria and Wendy if they fail to comply. Plus the guilt becomes too much for Cathy, while Leyla feels she can’t confide her misery in Liam.
Read on for full spoilers on life in Emmerdale for 6-10 September 2021.
Victoria shot in deadly siege?
It’s all about to escalate very quickly and dramatically where Wendy’s ex-partner Russ is concerned. As it turns out, he’s on the run because he shot a police officer during an armed robbery at a jewellery store. And while Wendy now realises that Russ is more dangerous than she’d ever imagined, even she isn’t prepared for what happens next.
What we’ll see is Wendy, compelled by her guilty conscience, telling Victoria at the Hide that the last thing she should be doing is giving Russ any money, as he’s actually blackmailing her with a secret that could ruin her life.
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But before Wendy can divulge what the secret actually is, in walks Russ with a sawn-off shotgun that, up until this point, he’s had stashed in the boot of his car. He’s angry because the money hasn’t come through, but Vic is disgusted that he was willing to extort cash from Wendy in order to fleece his own grandson.
Russ, though, means business and takes Victoria and Wendy’s phones away from them before securing the door to the Hide. Terrified at having a gun pointed at them, the two hostages are left quaking as Russ demands that Victoria transfer the money over to him
But as armed police arrive on the scene, the situation escalates into a full-blown siege. And while waiting outside the Hide itself, we’ll witness Jacob, Dan and Bob thrown into a panic when a shot rings out…
Guilty Cathy confesses
With April’s number now having been posted online, the stressed-out youngster is starting to drown under the weight of abusive messages she’s receiving.
Experiencing a pang of conscience, Cathy becomes increasingly worried about her actions, especially after an overwhelmed April returns home early from school feeling nauseous. After turning up on the doorstep, Cathy witnesses for herself just how threatening the messages are becoming and can’t help but feel guilt-ridden when April collapses into tears.
Distressed by the emotional damage she’s caused, Cathy ends up heading over to the café where she comes clean to her brother Heath that she’s the one responsible for the bullying that April is enduring.
Liam discovers that Leyla has been keeping secrets
In the wake of her miscarriage, Leyla has an appointment at the surgery, where a scan is booked for her.
She’s determined to cope on her own, believing that Liam wouldn’t be able to cope with the situation. But when Priya is later seen acting strangely at the mere mention of Leyla’s name, Liam begins to get an inkling that something may be wrong.
After confronting Leyla, she ends up revealing all about losing their baby – but will Dr Cavanagh be able to temporarily park his grief for Leanne and be there for his wife when she needs him most?
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