Three charged after man detained and threatened with knife in Waverley

Three teenagers have been charged after allegedly detaining a man and threatening him with a knife in Sydney’s east at the weekend.

About 11.30pm on Saturday (22 April 2018), a 26-year-old man attended a home on Bronte Road, Waverley, to meet a female.

Once at the home, the man was allegedly detained by three teenagers and threatened with a knife, NSW Police say.

After he was assaulted, police will allege the man’s wallet was stolen, and cash was twice withdrawn from ATMs.

The man was further assaulted before additional cash was stolen from his vehicle.

About 12.30am on Sunday (23 April 2018), the 26-year-old man left the address and flagged down a passing police car.

Officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command arrested a male and female, aged 17, and an 18-year-old woman.

Several items were seized from the house for further forensic examination.

The trio were taken to Waverley Police Station.

The two juveniles were charged with take/detain in company with intent to get advantage occasioning actual bodily harm, and dishonestly obtain financial advantage etc by deception (x2).

They were refused bail to appear at a Children’s Court today (Monday 23 April 2018).

The 18-year-old woman was charged with special aggravated take/detain in company with intent to get advantage occasioning actual bodily harm refused bail to appear at Waverley Local Court today (Monday 23 April 2018).

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