Accidental arrest: Corowa kidnap thwarted

1.20PM: TWO men and a woman have been arrested over a knife-point kidnap at Corowa.
Nanjing Night Net

The kidnappers were caught when police stopped a driver caught using his mobile phone.

While police spoke to the Ford Falcon driver, a 41-year-old man sprang from the back seat, ran to the police car and jumped inside.

There, he told officers he had been abducted from his Corowa home.

He also claimed his car had been stolen and he had been forced to withdraw cash from an ATM.

The Ford’s driver, a 29-year-old Lavington man, and a woman, 31, were arrested by police and taken to Albury police station where they were charged with several offences, including take or detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage.

Shortly after midnight, another man, 36, was arrested by police in the Albury area.

He was charged subsequently charged with aggravated break and enter in relation to an incident in the early hours of Sunday 20 January in which a man and his pregnant girlfriend were threatened by two armed intruders at their Albury home.

The man was also refused bail to appear in Albury Local Court today.

Inquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Albury Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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