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Police appeal for witnesses following kidnap incident in High Wycombe

| July 29, 2020

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police in connection with an investigation into a kidnap in High Wycombe.

In the early hours of the morning on Sunday 19th July 2020, an altercation took place between two groups of men in High Wycombe. During the altercation a 19 year old man was forced into a vehicle on Marlow Hill, High Wycombe.

It is believed the 19 year old man was taken to a disused public house known as Annie Bailey’s in Chesham Road, Great Missenden where the 19 year old man was held and assaulted.

During his ordeal the 19 year old man sustained a broken nose and bruising to his body which required hospital for treatment.

Police have charged four men from High Wycombe in connection with the incident.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Steve Fox, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident, which was a frightening experience for the victim, to please come forward.

We are continuing to carry out a thorough investigation into what happened.

We have also made charges in this investigation and I would like to reassure the community that we believe this to be an isolated incident.

Further, I would urge anyone who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage of the local area to review it in case it may have captured something that could assist with the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed what happened, or who has any information can get in touch with police by calling 101, or making a report online. Please quote reference 43200221321.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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