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Five arrested over alleged kidnapping

    Five men have been arrested in dramatic raids after a 20-year-old was allegedly forced into a car in broad daylight.

    Police allege two men confronted the 20-year-old man at Gore Creek Reserve on Sydney’s lower north shore on October 14.

    He was allegedly forced into a car and taken to an unknown location. Police were told he was threatened, assaulted and then released.

    Two men allegedly confronted the 20-year-old victim at Gore Creek Reserve at Greenwich in Sydney’s lower north shore about 12pm on October 14, NSW Police said. Supplied: NSW Police

    Two men allegedly confronted the 20-year-old victim at Gore Creek Reserve at Greenwich in Sydney’s lower north shore about 12pm on October 14, NSW Police said. Supplied: NSW Police
    Robbery and Serious Crime Squad detectives arrested five men following an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of one man, and conspiracy to kidnap another. Supplied: NSW Police
    Robbery and Serious Crime Squad detectives arrested five men following an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of one man, and conspiracy to kidnap another. Supplied: NSW Police

    Detectives arrested four men aged between 27 and 33 at a service station in West Ryde about 2pm on Friday.

    A 24-year-old-man was arrested at a Macquarie Park, with police seizing items including tasers and cash.

    He was charged with taking or detaining a person in company with intent to obtain advantage, possessisson and use offensive weapon with a permit, supplying an indictable quantity of prohibited drug and knowingly dealing with proceeds of crime.

    Cash was seized at one the properties police raided. Supplied: NSW Police

    Cash was seized at one the properties police raided. Supplied: NSW Police
    Tasers were allegedly seized during the raids. Supplied: NSW Police
    Tasers were allegedly seized during the raids. Supplied: NSW Police

    Others charged following the raids include a 32-year-old Eastwood man, a 31-year-old Linfield man, a 27-year-old Eastwood man.

    Those four were refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

    The fifth man, a 33-year-old, is in hospital under police guard after he was bitten by a dog.

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