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Man charged after alleged kidnapping - Bondi

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 10:02:44 AM

A man will face court today after an alleged kidnapping in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

Officers attached to Eastern Suburbs Local Area Command were called to a shopping centre on Spring Street, Bondi Junction, about 3pm on Tuesday 28 February 2017, following reports a woman had been assaulted by a man before being forced into a van.

Following investigations, police from Newtown Local Area Command stopped a Toyota Hiace van on Derby Place, Glebe, about 12.30am today (Wednesday 1 March 2017).

Police spoke to the driver, a 42-year-old man, his passenger a 28-year-old man, and a 35-year-old woman, believed to be the woman allegedly abducted.

All three were taken to Newtown Police Station.

A 42-year-old man was charged with common assault (DV), and contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (domestic).

He was refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court today (Wednesday 1 March 2017).

The 28-year-old man was released without charge.

The 35-year-old woman was arrested for breach of bail and has been released with a warning.