Man escapes from house of horrors north of the Coast

Two men will spend Christmas behind bars, accused of holding a man hostage, while beating, burning and robbing him, north of the Gold Coast.

The man told police he went to a house on Kim Street in Marsden on Friday night to ask about buying a motorbike.

But he was held captive for around 20-hours, finally escaping on Christmas Eve.


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Two men aged 48 and 29 will appear in court on Boxing Day charged with deprivation of liberty and torture.