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Kidnapping: man forced into car, taken to unknown location and assaulted

Jessica Brown
Chloe Coleman
Updated June 18 2024 - 3:39pm, first published 1:00pm

INVESTIGATORS have released CCTV footage as part of an investigation into a kidnapping at Rutherford. The man was allegedly forced into a car and taken to a secret location where he was assaulted so badly he suffered facial injuries.

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.

Chloe Coleman

Chloe Coleman

Journalist

Chloe Coleman is a journalist covering news in the Lower Hunter. Contact her on chloe.coleman@austcommunitymedia.com.au.

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