Mick comes to the Beach House on the pretence that he is Chris Harrington's uncle. Chris's housemate Irene Roberts lets him wait inside with her. While looking through some photos, Mick makes a comment about Irene acting as a surrogate for her daughter. He tries to pass it off as something Chris told him, but Irene grows suspicious and tries to leave. Mick stops her and tells her she is not leaving him again. He then kidnaps Irene and used Irene's phone to reply Olivia Fraser Richards's texts. Mick tells Irene that he is the son she gave up when she was a teenager but she refuses to believe him. When Mick tries to abduct Olivia she hides her phone in his car to allow the police to track him and escape before she could be taken. When Mick realises the police are on to him he starts moving Irene to a new location but she knocks him out and escapes. After Irene is saved by Olivia and Chris and Mick is captured by the police. Mick was taken to the hospital and Olivia confronts him for kidnapping Irene. A DNA test reveals that Mick is in fact Irene's son. But it was also revealed that Mick is Billie Ashford's attacker, who raped her on the night of her attack at gym, who got her impregnated.