NSW Police are currently investigating the kidnapping of a 46-year-old-male. The incident occurred at approximately 8.40pm on Saturday evening whilst the man was walking along Church Avenue, Westmead.
He was allegedly pulled into a white van by two males and physically assaulted before they stole his car keys, phone, and wallet. Police found him later in Bruce Street, Merrylands suffering cuts and swelling to his face. He received treatment from paramedics at the scene.
Later that same evening reports came in of a car fitting the description of the man’s stolen silver Honda CRV which was on fire at Bathurst Street Park.
A crime scene was established, and investigations are ongoing.
Police are appealing for witnesses to report any information or any dashcam footage, to urgently contact;
Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.