Two men have been charged with assault and kidnapping after a man was found with serious injuries on the Central Coast earlier this month.
Around 9.30pm on Friday 18 October 2019, three men left a licensed premise in Terrigal in a Toyota Corolla.
At 11pm, it is alleged the car stopped on Carrack Road in Kincumber where one man dragged another man from the vehicle and proceeded to punch and kick him a number of times to the head.
The man was dragged back into the car and driven to Doyle Road at Macmasters Beach, where he was allegedly left in bushland.
Around 11am on Saturday (19 October 2019), a 36-year-old man was found by a passer-by, unconscious, with serious injuries.
Officers attached to Brisbane Water Police District attended and established two crime scenes.
The 36-year-old was taken to Gosford Hospital to be treated for a fracture to the mandible and possible brain damage.
Following inquiries, on Thursday 24 October 2019, a 22-year-old man was arrested in Terrigal and charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent and take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage.
He was refused bail to appear at Gosford Local Court on Friday 20 December 2019.
On Sunday 27 October 2019, a 27-year-old man was arrested at Gosford Police Station and was also charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent and take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage.
He was refused bail to appear at Gosford Local Court today (Monday 28 October 2019).
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.