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Two men arrested over serious kidnap and assault in Banbridge

Two men have been charged following a report of an assault which took place at the Oak Lodge area of Banbridge on Monday.

A 45-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences including kidnap, blackmail, false imprisonment and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

A 36-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences including assault occasioning actual bodily harm and various motoring offences.

Both men are due to appear at Banbridge Magistrates’ Court sitting in Newry on Thursday, June 9.

As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

A 50 year old woman arrested as part of the investigation was released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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