Man kidnapped, driven around at gunpoint

A MAN has been abducted, bundled into a car and driven around at gunpoint before escaping, only to be chased down and bashed on the side of a road in Sydney’s southwest.

Two men have been arrested and charged over the attack in the suburb of Yagoona on Tuesday.

The pair is accused of abducting a 30-year-old man from a house on Warringa Street about 5.30pm before bundling him into a car at gunpoint and driving him around the suburb.


Police say the man managed to escape from the vehicle, only to be chased down and bashed.

Following investigations, two men aged 44 and 49 were arrested at Bankstown Police Station yesterday.

Both men have each since been charged with aggravated kidnapping, assault, and affray.

They’ve been remanded in custody and were due to appear in Bankstown Local Court later today.

Investigations continue as officers believe there may have been a third person involved.

Anyone with any information that could assist police is urged to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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