Woman in court after extradited from Victoria over kidnapping

A woman has been extradited from Victoria to face court charged over an alleged kidnapping on the NSW Victorian border at the weekend.

Officers from Barrier Police District commenced an investigation after reports a 25-year-old woman was taken against her will by three people from a home at Goodnight about 10.15pm on Sunday (6 December 2020).

It’s alleged the woman was dragged into a vehicle, before being dropped on Coomaroop Road, Tooleybuc, where she was able to seek assistance and notify police.

As a result of inquiries, detectives applied for and were granted an arrest warrant for a 26-year-old woman.

About 2pm on Monday (7 December 2020), officers from Victoria Police arrested the 26-year-old woman at a home on McBain Street, Swan Hill.

NSW Police travelled to Victoria and sought the woman’s extradition to NSW at Bendigo Magistrate’s Court yesterday (Tuesday 8 December 2020).

The woman was escorted to Dareton Police Station, where she was charged with aggravated enter dwelling with intent – use corporal violence and kidnap in company with intent serious indictable occasion actual bodily harm.

She was refused bail to appear at Wentworth Local Court today (Wednesday 9 December 2020).

Inquiries are continuing.

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